Roots Vases by Giorgio Bonaguro

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One of the most satisfying feelings after tending the garden all summer long watering, weeding, waiting is the day you get to pick something and eat it straight out of the ground. The carrots are the best for snacking in between yard work. I grab a hand full of those perky hair-dos of feathery greens, give a slight tug, and their slender roots make an actual “pop” sound as they are lifted out of the soil. Just brush some of that dirt off and yummmm.

Giorgio Bonaguro of Milan has delighted us with “the roots” vase. His creative design brings to attention a major player behind all the beauty in a bouquet, down in the ground where all the nutrients and vitality grows. A rainbow of gorgeous deep colored glass roots center themselves within the vessel to hold either one single flower stem or when turned the other way, multiple stems.

Allison

Allison

Allison Parker is a proud stay at home mom maintaining a full schedule kissing boo boos and passing out hugs just because. Her days many times are spent between the garden and the kitchen. From a journey of learning whole food eating habits, she's taken on the challenges of baking bread, muffins and cakes from scratch and filling the cellar shelves with scores of her own canned goods each year. Writing is one of those things she does because its part of who she is. That and it's a nice break from the never ending work that comes with raising a family.

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