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May 22, 2006

Organic Lawn Care and Gardening

It’s lawn care season in Minnesota, and many people are turning to fertilizers to help grow greener grass as well as vibrant plants and flowers. Dave Tilman, a U of M professor of ecology, says the chemical fertilizers one can buy at the local lawn-and-garden store certainly help grass and plants grow, but they cause severe negative effects on the environment.

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