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- I'm not sure why the UN is concerned about Tampa Bay area fertilizer bans but as someone who is a lifelong landscape professional I can say that those recommendations are out of whack too. The levels of soluble nitrogen rates are too high. Most lawns have PH out of range and thus nutrients are not used and are flushed down the drain. Most people applying them don't know how to safely so I'm all for it! I am an all organic company anyway so right on!
- The commissioners passed this ban. I am not aware of their botanical experience. I wonder if they checked out the UF IFAS documents or checked with the county Extension Office to find the nutrient needs for plants in Florida. UF recommends palms be fertilized 4 times a year, one of which is during the ban period. There are other plants that also need nutrion during the banned period, like citrus.
I believe we have gone to far to pass laws without knowing their side effects. I also believe this ban is part of the UN's Agenda 21 plan. Look it up on the Internet. Be aware of sustainable, green, & other buzz words.
22 Manatee PAL Golf Classic
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
2 Spring Women's Conference with nat'l recording artist, Candy Pfeifer
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
2 2nd annual Glow Run
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9 2nd annual DeBartolo Family Foundation All-In For ALS Casino Night
Lakewood crowns students
Lakewood Ranch High School juniors Connor Jones and Kristen Mendez became school royalty March 31, after being named Mr. Mustang and Miss Lakewood Ranch.
MTI takes top awards
The Manatee Technical Institute Postsecondary Chapter of HOSA, formerly known as Health Occupations Students of America, dominated the Postsecondary-Collegiate Division at the HOSA State Leadership Conference April 3 through April 6, in Lake Buena Vista.
Schooled on Jazz
Students at Haile Middle School kept the audience’s toes tapping April 8, during the school’s Night of Jazz event.