The delicate pink and white spring beauties and nodding, pantaloon shaped, yellow tipped white Dutchman’s breeches blanketed the steep Scrub Ridge as far up as I could see. By keeping a careful eye on the ground beside Deshong Trail, I also spotted the speckled leaves of trout lilies, which had already bloomed, along with the leaves and occasional flowers of other early bloomers that love a bottomland forest and which I never see on our mountain land cut leaved toothwort, wild ginger, and bloodroot. We do, however, have a plentitude of mayapples, jack in the pulpits, and smooth yellow violets, and they were also blooming in Redbud Valley.
In antiquity, the secrets of silk farming were so jealously guarded by the Chinese that the Romans, who only ever saw the finished product, believed silk threads grew on trees. But today, if you want to know how a $70 scarf is spun out of the saliva of the Bombyx mori, or silkworm, all you need do is visit the Angkor Silk Farm, tel: (855 63) 380 375, on the outskirts of Siem Reap, Cambodia. (See 25 authentic Asian experiences.).
How to LookMorels like to hide under leaves and underneath dead trees. The best time to find them is right after it rains. Sometimes, they can be found growing on hills. The 2013 Experts tasting was akin to a structured wine in itself, seamless in flow thanks to Barbara Tatarnic of Brock University. The mostly in vain attempt at assessingvintage, origin and producer was a humbling and submissive gesture. This Storifyboardcaptured the social media buzz around the event..
This land of about 68 hectares was at this time in the hands of Nicholas Fenwick, later Police Magistrate at Geelong. In 1843, by dint of a complicated deal involving several disassociated parties during the turbulent period characterising the first economic crisis of the Port Phillip District, the land was handballed to William Laing and Peter Johnstone. William Laing soon became the sole owner of the property and built an attic roofed farmhouse, probably adding it in front of a pre existing, single storey cottage he found already located there to the north..
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