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In Our Gardens
September 19, 2016 9:30 AM | By Village Confidant | No Comments
Fearrington is enjoying it’s best butterfly season in memory. Guests are sure to see beautiful yellow butterflies almost anywhere while strolling the grounds. There are dozens in the plants behind Roost, the cutting gardens, and even in Jenny’s Garden, and in front of the Granary.
The most common butterfly is the Eastern Swallowtail, the beautiful yellow flier that has been everywhere all summer. If you look closely you can see lots of yellow and a few black forms – all males are yellow and females can be either yellow or black. Here is a (very) partial list of the butterflies and moths that I have seen (and photographed) this summer in Fearrington Village: Spicebush Swallowtail, Red-spotted Purple, American Lady and Painted Lady, Great Spangled and Variegated and Aphrodite Fritillary, Fiery and Silver-spotted Skipper, Hackberry Emperor, Cabbage White, Sulfur, Common Buckeye, Sphinx and Leopard Moth.
Walk around, pay attention, share great locations with friends, plant butterfly friendly plants and we may see a visitation of Monarchs this year. Did you spot any at the end of August?
– Matthew Leavitt, Fearrington Resident
Enjoy more of Matthew Leavitt’s photography of Fearrington’s butterflies at http://tinyurl.com/fvbutterflies
We have quite the jet-set clientele at Dovecote. We are asked on a daily basis "what's the best outfit for traveling?" and we have the answer for you!
Well, we have a couple answers. Because who doesn't love options?
If you are solely traveling (and, thus, crashing onto your bed as soon as you arrive at your destination), we recommend a simple cotton t-shirt from Wilt and ponte leggings from Magaschoni. These are comfortable, breathable, and can double as pajamas if you just... Full Post >
At McIntyre's Books
A little sawdust with your pasta? Unless you are grating your Parm yourself from a block of cheese actually made in Parma, Italy, this may be your indistinct pleasure. Kobe beef, EVOO, truffles, balsamic vinegar, sushi, all manner of cheeses, wines, scotch: these are commonplace imposters and fakes, running the gamut from ethically gray to illegal and dangerous. Food counterfeiting is big business, so grab this book to keep it real.
Stop by McIntyre's to pick up Real Food Fake... Full Post >
Fearrington Weddings, Real Weddings
Megan and Doug tied the knot on November 28, 2015 These newlyweds danced the night away in The Fearrington Barn!
How did you and your partner meet?
In 2008, Doug's younger sister Anna was diagnosed with leukemia and underwent treatment at UNC Cancer Hospital. She did well and has been in remission ever since, but still attends regular follow ups. Fast forward to 2012, I had started working as a physician assistant at the UNC Cancer Hospital and was introduced to Anna and my future... Full Post >
From the moment you drape a Suzi Roher scarf around your neck, you are hooked! The luxurious soft fabric settles effortlessly on the body, making them nearly weightless and incredibly comfortable to wear.
Every piece in her collection is a masterpiece with its own story, offering a captivating collage of images that speaks differently to every individual. Original art and photography dissolves into beautifully layered colors when worn. Folded and draped around your neck, only you know the... Full Post >
At The Goat
With fall fast approaching and the turning of the leaves on our horizon, it's time to enjoy a bit crisper weather with some delicious wines. At The Goat, we have a wide variety of wines to sip while the fall breeze blows by. Here are some of my favorites:
Montinore, Borealis, Willamette Valley, Oregon ($18)
This aromatic blend of Gewurztraminer, Riesling, Pinot Gris, and Muller-Thurgua is a beautiful, easy-to-drink white during this time of year. Full bodied with a touch of... Full Post >