Strict fertilizer regulations take effect today across New Jersey - Breaking News - pressofAtlanticCity.com Mobile

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Strict fertilizer regulations take effect today across New Jersey

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Edward Lea

John Palumbo, lawn and garden supervisor at Shore True Value Hardware in Somers Point, said fertilizer suppliers already have switched the store’s old stock with new bags that meet state regulations. 'We heard about (the law) last year, that it was coming, but it was just recently that Scotts informed us that the state of New Jersey is doing away with (phosphorus),' he said.

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Judd McLaughlin spends about 90 minutes every week during the warmer months fertilizing and tending to his Linwood lawn.

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Edward Lea

John Palumbo, lawn and garden supervisor at Shore True Value Hardware in Somers Point, said fertilizer suppliers already have switched the store’s old stock with new bags that meet state regulations. 'We heard about (the law) last year, that it was coming, but it was just recently that Scotts informed us that the state of New Jersey is doing away with (phosphorus),' he said.