Josh Flowers, owner of Eco-Lectric Landscape Maintenance, spreads an organic fertilizer on an East Manatee lawn. Manatee County commissioners decided to keep their fertilizer ordinance that bans nitrogen fertilizer in the summer.
Josh Flowers, owner of Eco-Lectric Landscape Maintenance, spreads an organic fertilizer on an East Manatee lawn. Manatee County commissioners decided to keep their fertilizer ordinance that bans nitrogen fertilizer in the summer. Matt M. Johnson Herald file photo
Josh Flowers, owner of Eco-Lectric Landscape Maintenance, spreads an organic fertilizer on an East Manatee lawn. Manatee County commissioners decided to keep their fertilizer ordinance that bans nitrogen fertilizer in the summer. Matt M. Johnson Herald file photo

Summertime fertilizer ban remains in place after turf groups pressure county leaders

March 13, 2018 06:31 PM