Summer Rayne Oakes Ì 9 eadPerfect for a biophile like me I love the idea that Essays One re examining and exploring our understanding of plants can influence how we treat other people and create communities how we engage in self care and connect with the world at large how we approach economics and political issues and how we understand different world views cultures and languages I m not sure what it s like in the physical text version but in the audiobook I found theandom additions of blurbs from other people s experiences with plants to make the text feel uite disjointed and it took away from what
Was Otherwise A Wonderfulotherwise a wonderful I eally wanted to like this but I can t The book only talk about why people need to have plants and like 95% of the people al. Summer Rayne Oakes an urban 95% of
The People Al. Summer Rayne Oakes An Urban Expertpeople al. Summer Rayne Oakes an urban expert environmental scientist is the icon of wellness minded millennials who want to bring nature indoors according to a New York Times profile Summer has managed to grow 1000 houseplants in her Brooklyn apartment and they're thriving Her secret She approaches her elationships with plants as intentionally as if they were peopleEveryone deserves to feel the inner peace that comes from taking care of greenery Beyond the obvious benefits beauty and cleaner air there's a strong psychological benefit to nurturing plants as a path to mindfulness They can The Kaya-Girl reduce our stress level lower our blood pressure and improve our overall outlook And they offer aare ,
Ready know This book should have been titled How To Make You "Love Plants Instead Of The "Plants instead of the way around but still an excellent ead This book was eally about the wonder of plants and the important ole they play in the health of ecosystems and society than about growing plants as individuals The title was a little misleading but it s definitely a worthwhile ead Closing out my home gardening trifecta with the most woo woo of the bunch It s less a book about caring for your new houseplant and a way to eadjust your thinking of our chlorophyllic compatriots There are the heartfelt testimonials of plant owners pulled from the depths of depression and overcoming personal challenges with
the help of plants And each chapter. Pportunity to findhelp of plants And each chapter. Pportunity to find by caring for another living beingWhen Summer Rayne Oakes moved to Brooklyn from the Pennsylvania countryside she knew that bringing nature indoors was her only chance to stay sane She found them by the side of the oad in long forgotten window boxes at farmers' markets and in local garden shops She found ways to shelve hang tuck anchor secure and suspend them She even installed a
foot expandable hose that to pipes under her kitchen sink so she only has to spend about a half hour a day tending to her plants an activity that she describes as a moving meditationThis is Summer's guidebook for cultivating an entirely new elationship with your plant children Insid. Ends with a mindful practice150 Foot Expandable Hose That
Perhaps Consider How Your Attitudeconsider how your attitude plants has changed as you ve matured And I expected what exactly from an author named Summer Rayne OakesDammit Summer I just want to know if I m overwatering my pilea peperomioides She does get points for being published under Simon Sinek s imprint and getting the one and only OG botanical bro Wade Davis to provide the intro I enjoyed her investigation of the greening of Singapore the long and ancient history of indoor gardening and identifying
Geosmin The Smell Ofthe smell of Less so the eferences to her Masterclass I should take to get the answers I was looking for in the first place But hell you gotta hustle out here when it comes to houseplants I guess. E you'll learn to Pause for the flowers and greenery all around you even the ones sprouting bravely between cracked pavement Trust that your apartment jungle offers you far than pretty dcor See the world from a plant's perspective trading modern consumerism for sustainability Serve your chlorophyllic friends by learning to identify the ight species for your home and to ecreate their natural habitat Bonus your indoor garden won't dieWhen we become plant parents we also become better caretakers of ourselves the people around us and our planet So let's step inside the world "of plants and discover how we can begin cultivating our own personal green space in our homes "plants and discover how we can begin cultivating our own personal green space in our homes our minds and in our hearts.