As sustainability and environmentally-friendly practices become an increasing concern for people and businesses alike, many are beginning to take a closer look at products that used to be common place. In the landscaping industry, this couldn’t be truer than for synthetic fertilizers.
Beginning over 90 years ago, the Green Revolution allowed for greater crop yields due to the introduction of synthetic fertilizers all over the world. It’s only recently, however, that researchers and concerned citizens have begun to discover the unfortunate effects that using such chemicals on soil can have on plants and animals alike—humans included.
At Schill Grounds Management, we consider ourselves to be stewards of the environment because we work so closely with the land. We know that if used improperly, the products we use can cause great harm to the places so many people live, work, and play.
Because we care so much for the environment, we wrote this short article about why we think more property managers and owners are switching from synthetic to organic fertilizers.