The Philippines is blessed with a very high biodiversity, including the plants living in its remaining forest cover. Trees alone comprise about 3500 species. Just to research on a species a day would take about 10 years to finish all of just the trees. Then there are still the shrubs, herbs, ferns etc. Through this blog we hope to introduce you to some important plants in the forest before they completely disappear because of habitat destruction.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
The Aesthetics of Pahiyas
I went on my third Pahiyas Festival yesterday. Three times to the Lucban feast have made me familiar with some tried-and-tested formulas employed by the local farmers-turned-artisans-for-a-day. They are as follows: