Quoting from wikipedia: silk is made by Samia cynthia ricini which feed on leaves of Castor oil plant (Ricinus communis). It is also known as Endi or Errandi silk. Because manufacturing process of Eri allows the pupae to develop into adults and only the open ended cocoons are used for turning into silk, it is also popularly known as non violent silk.
Tips for un sticking and washing windows19. If you have a stuck window, use WD40. Point the little red straw attached to the nozzle of the WD40 can downward from the top of the lower part of the window. People walk the community garden during the Grow Your Own Festival at the Vegas Roots Community Garden in Las Vegas, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. 7, 2017.
Trying to identify caterpillars and moths continues to be a challenge for me. One that intrigued me turned out to be still another tiger moth called Clymene’s haploa. With its wings closed, the brown marking on its cream colored forewings makes an inverted cross.
Does this setup mean we cannot get any snow accumulation? Actually, no. I think the risk is there for some light snow events that the models are not going to show very well in advance. Several pieces of energy will be sliding by for the rest of the week into the weekend.
Growing Dwarf Pomegranate TreesThe dwarf pomegranate is a wonderful fruit bearing tree that matures between two and four feet tall however, occasionally a six feet tall tree can be found. If you happen to be really skilled at pruning, you will even find that you can keep this tree under one foot tall. Of course, its flowers and fruit will be miniature as well..
Over the next few days I squashed in numerous other sightseeing highlights the Staten Island Ferry, crossing Brooklyn Bridge yet another excellent vantage point for a view of the city’s skyline. A walk down Wall Street and the financial district provided the scene for more tourist snaps. Ground Zero, which at first I had been unsure about visiting, was an incredibly sobering experience.
Some of the longest lived Asians appear to have an extended shelf life hardwired into their anatomy by their progenitors. “My parents and grandparents lived until they were in their late 80s and early 90s,” says Hide Nakamatsu, a 1.47 meter tall, 91 year old bundle of life force wrapped in a white cotton frock, cotton gloves and a bright blue and white bonnet. The headgear is necessary to shade her darting eyes during her daily game of gateball, a fiercely competitive Okinawan version of croquet that, in Nakamatsu’s case, involves lots of running from one hoop to the next.