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Shawn Greene

Shawn is the owner of Trinity River Garden Center serving the gardening needs of the Willow Creek area of Humboldt and Trinity counties. He's also the founder of Humboldt Ag Supply, a company dedicated to distributing high quality, organic soil amendments in bulk quantities. 855-707-FARM

Know Your Nitrogen — Proper Application Can Save Resources and Grow Healthier Plants

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Spring is here and it’s nitrogen's time to shine. Farmers and gardeners the world over are well acquainted with the effects of nitrogen, or N, on their plants. Lush, green growth is the most visible effect of N applications. Over applying N leads to stunted growth, burned tissue and, in extreme cases, plant death. Proper levels of N are essential...