Is “Gardener” a Dirty Word?
When Valerio Morano Sagliocco was in high school in Westchester County, New York, he was reluctant to share that his parents were gardeners and landscapers because it was looked down upon. But now a third-generation landscape designer running his grandfather’s business, he couldn’t be prouder.
Making a woodland terrarium for the home.
There is a sense of whimsy that comes with a terrarium full of plants. In a way, you—the planter—become a cross between god and a Lilliputian landscape architect, carefully creating and devising a miniature ecosystem, that when planned out well, can pretty much take care of itself.
White Roots Soup with parsley root, celeriac, parsnip, and sunchokes
The white roots (parsley root, celeriac, parsnips and sunchokes) don't receive much culinary acclaim. Perhaps it's their drab colors; they are quite plain in appearance compared to their far more garish and brightly colored veggie brethren, but they offer up a range of delightful, sometimes, subtle flavors. Try this White Roots Soup, as an example.