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Now is not the time for lawn care

A string of unusually warm, even hot, weather this week may bring the green back into many North Country lawns, but horticulturist Amy Ivy says it's simply too early for raking and reseeding, and far too early for feeding the grass.

She had plenty of tips, including new restrictions on using phosphorous, in her conversation with Martha Foley this morning.  Go to full article
Lake George algae bloom photographed in July. Source: Lake George Waterkeeper
Lake George algae bloom photographed in July. Source: Lake George Waterkeeper

Enviro group says Lake George plagued by algae blooms

A pro-environment group in the Adirondacks says it has documented more than thirty algae blooms on Lake George this summer. Lake George is famous for its pure water. But Lake George Waterkeeper says algae outbreaks this year are larger and more widespread than normal. Kathy Bozony is a natural resource specialist with the group. Bozony told Brian Mann that she's been diving in Lake George collecting samples of the algae.  Go to full article

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