Publisher: Optimism Press (published in July 9, 2019)
Language: English
Hardcover: 208 pages
ISBN-10: 0525540288
ISBN-13: 978-0525540281


What can you learn from this book?

  • Remind you to pause and appreciate flowers and greenery all around you, even the ones sprouting bravely between cracked pavement
  • Trust that your apartment jungle offers you far more than pretty décor
  • See the world from a plant’s perspective, trading modern consumerism for sustainability
  • Serve your chlorophyllic friends by learning to identify the right species for your home and to recreate their natural habitat

About the author


Summer Rayne Oakes, an urban houseplant expert and 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 1,000 houseplants in her Brooklyn apartment (and they’re thriving!) Her secret? She approaches her relationships with plants as intentionally as if they were people. Visit Homestead Brookly to find out more..