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J. Larson
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Hello Everyone.
My name is Josh Larson.  Just to sum up a few things about me I am a bike riding, garden growing, bow making, book reading, animal loving, frugal environmentalist.  While that only scratches the surface that is the basics of who I am.  I hope you enjoy and find useful or enlightening any of the articles that I put on here and that you will let know if you have any questions for me or about any of the content.  

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Environment
by J. Larson
6 years ago
3 Mind blowing Facts about Food Production in America

How often do you give food much thought, probably only when your hungry or at the grocery store. Well there are some surprising things about food production in America that really should be know by everyone in the country. So read on and find out what you should know about the food on your plate.

Health
by J. Larson
6 years ago
10 Must Have Foods for Healthy Teeth

Taking care of your teeth is something of paramount importance but it is also something that many people do not do as well as they should (guilty of that myself). But there are things we can do beyond brushing, flossing and regular checkups. Using certain types of food and drink we can fortify our teeth and help us get a clean bill of health next time we go to the dentist. So bite down on this article and get some juicy facts on what you could be eating for your teeth.

Home & Garden
by J. Larson
6 years ago
5 Items to Consider Before Planting Windbreaks

Planting a windbreak to protect your yard from the wind and snow is not as simple as planting a tree. There are many consideration to take into account before a successful windbreak can be completed. Read on to discover the 5 things you should be thinking about before a shovel ever touches the ground.

Environment
by J. Larson
6 years ago
The Hidden Consequences of Tillage

Soil tillage is not as simple and straightforward as we thought. It has many hidden consequences that are only recently coming to light.

Home & Garden
by J. Larson
6 years ago
Pro's and Con's of GMO Foods

GMOs or gentically modified organism are organisms that have been modified in a labratory to express certain traits.

Entertainment
by J. Larson
6 years ago
Companies of Heroes a Review

Company of Heroes is one of the all time best strategy games. Released in 2006 this WW2 strategy game swept away the awards and recieved accolades from gaming enthusiasts across the world.

Health
by J. Larson
6 years ago
A Easy Regime for Treating Acne

Do you find yourself troubled by stubborn acnelong after your teen years. I know I do and there are plenty of people out there who deal with acne on a daily basis. Over the years I tried many different remedies from anitbiotics to Proactiv. None of which were very affective till I has a Eureka moment a little over a year ago.

Entertainment
by J. Larson
6 years ago
World War Z by Max Brooks A Review

With the upcoming release of the new zombie epic World War Z starring Brap Pitt the time is ripe to remind people that it is based on a book written by Max Brooks. The novel chronicles the aftermath of a great war against the zombies covering the intial contact to the final efforts to eradicate them.

Home & Garden
by J. Larson
6 years ago
3 Reasons To Go Native In Your Landscaping

The use of non-native and invasive plants has a long history in the United States in our landscaping, gardens and homes. These plants when allowed to escape into the local ecology upset the balance and cause native ecosystems to decline in health and vigor.

Entertainment
by J. Larson
6 years ago
A Review of The Lost Regiment Series by William R. Forstchen

The Lost Regiment is the story about a two Cival War Regiments that get mysteriously transported to a alien planet called Valennia. This world inhabited by humans from all time periods and a terrible alien species that uses the humans like cattle

Entertainment
by J. Larson
6 years ago
A Review of Codex Alera By Jim Butcher

The Codex Alera is a epic fantasy series that takes place in a mythical realm called Alera. In a world that combines ancient Rome with the power of the elements nothing is impossible in this series. Filled with great characters, a far reaching world, and epic battle scences Codex Alera is a must read series.

Entertainment
by J. Larson
6 years ago
3 Reasons to read the Emberverse (Dies the Fire) Series.

The Emberverse series is not about the end of the world as some people might believe but instead it is the birth of another. If you have not read the series read on for my three reasons why you should read it.

Home & Garden
by J. Larson
6 years ago
Pros and Cons of Lawn Grass Mulch

The pros and cons of lawn grass mulch became apparent to me as I struggled with a big weed problem in the summer of 2011 in my 12x12 foot garden plot. Read on to discover what I learned on my own and where my research that summer took me.

Environment
by J. Larson
6 years ago
Black Footed Ferret 101

Black Footed Ferrets are nearly extinct members of the weasal family that currently reside in a few locations in the western united states.

Home & Garden
by J. Larson
6 years ago
3 DIY Seed Starters for Starting Garden Seeds

This article breifly covers three seed starting techniques using materials from around the house that are effective at pre-starting garden seeds.

Home & Garden
by J. Larson
6 years ago
How to Change soil pH

This article summerizes information required to change soil pH using common soil ammendments such as sulfur, agricultural lime and commerical fertilizers.

Home & Garden
by J. Larson
6 years ago
How to test soil pH?

Testing soil pH is needed to better understand your soil and what plant you can succesfully grow in it.

Environment
by J. Larson
6 years ago
Soil 105 Soil pH

Soil pH is the acidity or alkilinaty of a particular. The pH of the soil can affect how plants grow how the soil forms and how useful it can be for humans.

Environment
by J. Larson
6 years ago
Soils 104

Soil Orders are the broad catagories that encompass ever know soil type in the world. I will cover some of the defining charecteristics of each order and how much of that orders covers the world.

Environment
by J. Larson
6 years ago
Soils 103

Soil Horizons are layers that from in soil profiles of sufficient depth. These horizons give us clues on soil structure, chemistry, climate local vegetation and parent material.

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