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Summer Rayne Oakes | How to Make a Plant Love You

This event is tickeded (free) and will take place at Thyme and Place, 362 E 900 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111. Tickets can be found here.

Summer Rayne Oakes will join us to read from and sign her new gardening book, How to Make a Plant Love You

Everyone 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 reduce our stress level, lower our blood pressure, and improve our overall outlook. And they offer a rare opportunity to find joy by caring for another living being.

When 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 road, 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 150-foot expandable hose that connects 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 meditation.”

Places in the signing line are reserved for those who purchase a copy of How to Make a Plant Love You from The King's English. GET YOUR COPY NOW!

Pre-order your signed copy of How to Make a Plant Love You today, by either calling the store at 801-484-9100 or ordering online. Please specify if you will be attending the event and if you want your book personalized.

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Event date: 
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Event address: 
Thyme and Place
362 E 900 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
How to Make a Plant Love You: Cultivate Green Space in Your Home and Heart Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525540281
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-3 Days
Published: Optimism Press - July 9th, 2019