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Delaware Livable Lawns

The goal of the Delaware Livable Lawns initiative is simple - reduce fertilizer and pesticide runoff from lawns.

Certified Livable Lawns companies agree to participate in this program that goes above and beyond the Delaware Nutrient Management Law.

They are monitored for:

  • Applying fertilizer based on soil tests so only enough fertilizer to achieve a healthy lawn is applied.
  • Using best management practices to prevent fertilizers from leaching into groundwater, ponds, streams or lakes.

For the complete Livable Delaware Residential Brochure, click here >>



Original Publication Date:

Cooperative Extension Education in Agriculture and Home Economics, University of Delaware, Delaware State University and the United States Department of Agriculture cooperating. Distributed in furtherance of Acts of Congress of May 8 and June 30, 1914. It is the policy of the Delaware Cooperative Extension System that no person shall be subjected to discrimination on the grounds of race, color, sex, disability, age, or national origin.

Disclaimer: Reference to commercial products or trade names does not imply endorsement by University of Delaware Cooperative Extension or bias against those not mentioned.

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