Meet the Ultimate Plant Lady

The plant trend has been on the rise for several years now. Young people all over the world are obsessed with decorating their apartments with unique plants. There are many reasons why this is happening: our hectic lifestyle makes plants easier to manage than pets, plants add a touch of nature to our otherwise nature less urban environment, it’s an ecological hobby, and it’s another retro thing from our childhoods. But one thing’s for certain: no one is as dedicated to plants as much as Summer Rayne Oaks.

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⁣ The 'How to Make a Plant Love You' Book Tour commences in September with stops in Salt Lake City, UT; Seattle, WA; Portland, OR and Sherwood, OR; Lake Worth Beach, FL and Miami, FL; and Long Island City, NY.⁣ ⁣ Plus, we have ✌🏽TWO Plant Swaps ✌🏽that will be taking place: One on Sat, Sept 14th @alsgardenandhome in Sherwood, OR and another #NYCPlantSwap on Sat, Sept 28th outdoors under the iconic Pepsi sign in Long Island City, NY with @tfcornerstone (SAVE the Date on the latter)!⁣ ⁣ RSVP in Highlighted Stories ‘Book Tour’ or on homesteadbrooklyn.com/workshops. ⁣ ⁣ Utah⁣ 🔜 WED, SEPT 4th 6:30PM-8:30PM – SALT LAKE CITY, UT – @thymeandplaceslc x @kingsenglishbookshop meet-and-greet, book signing, and open house. The King’s English will be selling the book at a 15% discount and all books entitle you to 15% off all plants for a #PostPlantShopPubCrawl! 🌿⁣⁣ ⁣ ⁣ 🔜 FRI, SEPT 6th 9:45AM -10:45AM – SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Brand Building through Social Media talk @gardencomms. Bring your book to be signed! 🌿⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Washington ⁣ 🔜 WED, SEPT 10th – SEATTLE, WA – If you work at Amazon HQ, come to the Amazon Spheres in the late morning hours to say "hi", talk plants, and bring your book to sign! 🌿⁣⁣ ⁣ 🔜 WED, SEPT 11th 6:30PM-8:30PM – SEATTLE, WA- @plantshopseattle’s sister store @homesteadseattle meet-and-greet, brief talk & Q&A, book signing, giveaway and #PostPlantShopPubCrawl 15% off extravaganza (at Plant Shop Seattle)! 🌿⁣⁣ ⁣ ⁣ Oregon ⁣ 🔜 THURS, SEPT 12th 6:30PM-8:30PM – PORTLAND, OR- @ariumbotanicals meet-and-greet, short talk and Q&A, book signing, and giveaway! 🌿⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ 🔜 SAT, SEPT 14th – SHERWOOD, OR – @alsgardenandhome Plant Swap, (free book with RSVP), + book talk and signing,  plant trade, light fare and drinks, and more! 🌿⁣⁣ ⁣ ⁣⁣ Florida⁣ 🔜 FRI, SEPT 20th – MIAMI, FL –  Stay tuned for another event coming soon! 🌿⁣⁣ ⁣ 🔜 SUN, SEPT 22nd 1PM – 3PM – LAKE WORTH BEACH, FL –  @amelias_smartyplants mix and mingle with plant lovers + short talk & Q&A, book signing, and giveaway! 🌿⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ New York ⁣ 🔜 SAT, SEPT 28th – LONG ISLAND CITY, NY – PLANT SWAP with @tfcornerstone! + book giveaway & signing. 🌿⁣ — SAVE THE DATE!

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Summer (and yes, that’s her real name) is an ecological advocate, Youtube personality, author, and model who’s dedicated her life to the conservation and celebration of nature. After studying ecology at University, she went on a mission: to spread her love of nature throughout the world.

For summer, plants are not just a hobby: she has an ever-growing plant collection in her Brooklyn apartment, with over 1,000 plants! On her Youtube channel, she teaches about different plants and how to care for them. She also travels around the world, meets plant growers, goes to plant markets, and sets up plant swap parties in her neighborhood.

Summer proves that caring for plants isn’t difficult, and in fact, anybody could do it. Check out some of her plant collection – doesn’t t make you want to get your own plant?