In November of 2013 the Hernando County Commission passed the final draft of the Fertilizer Application Ordinance. The ordinance contains new rules and restrictions that effect commercial applicators, municipal workers and homeowners alike and was passed to help reduce the amounts of inorganic nitrogen that is entering the Florida aquifer and local springs.
Beginning January 1 - March 31st, homeowners are not allowed to apply fertilizer to their lawns. More specific information is below.
Prohibited Fertilizer Application Periods (applies to everyone):