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0 in the middle means environmentally friendly, phosphorus-free fertilizer

Look for the Zero on your Fertilizer Bag

It's against the law to use phosphorus on lawns that don't need it. Before buying lawn fertilizer, check the bag for a set of three numbers showing the percentage of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium, and buy a bag with a "0" in the middle.

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Burn Ban in Effect Until May 14

A statewide burn ban is in effect through May 14 to help prevent wildfires. Call your local fire department for local burning laws and remember it is never legal to burn household trash or leaves.