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How to Make a Plant Love You: Meetup with Summer Rayne Oakes

Jul 27th, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Book Discussion, Q&A, Book Signing

Join Summer Rayne at Homestead Gardens for a plant “Show & Tell” discussing how one can read the leaves, stems, and roots of plants and how to intuit their care indoors. Guests will get to engage in a plant-related activity and get to see some interesting plants up close. This event also features a brief reading/talk, Q&A, and signing of Summer Rayne’s book How to Make a Plant Love You. Ticket sales include a copy of the book.

About the Book:
“This book is intended as a relationship guide of sorts—a handbook for bringing plants and plant knowledge into your world, discovering their wonderful ways, and letting this special relationship add new dimensions to your life.”- Summer Rayne Oakes, from the introduction of How to Make a Plant Love You

About the Author:
Summer Rayne Oakes is an environmental scientist, sustainability strategist, and entrepreneur whose work focuses on health, wellness and sustainability. She founded Homestead Brooklyn, a website and YouTube channel, to help people become more attuned to nature in the city. She and her work have been featured in a range of media outlets including: CNN, Fox News, The New York Times, The Guardian, Vogue, Vanity Fair, INC, Forbes, and many others. Outside magazine called her a “Top Environmental Activist,” and CNBC named her one of their “10 Best Green Entrepreneurs.” Summer lives in Brooklyn, NY, with her pet hen, Kippee.

… And Don’t Forget About Our Plant Shop Pub Crawl:

Here’s how it works: anyone with a physical copy of How to Make a Plant Love You will get 15% off their in-store purchases at Homestead Gardens July 9 – July 31 (some exclusions may apply).