plant matter 7.11.21

hi plant friends,

keeping it links-heavy for this sunday issue. i hope you are all staying cool and safe out there in this hot apocalypse summer. have you gotten your hands on a perfect summer peach yet? been lulled to sleep by the song of cicadas outside an open window? i’d love to hear how you’re spending the season.

lots of fun reads and recs below! please take only what you need.

practice with me

restorative: wednesday 6pm cdt with coconut yoga. bring your pillows and blankets, and come ready to unwind. let me know if you’d like to claim my free guest pass.


a beginner’s journey into gardening. ‘remember that it is all an experiment,’ writes moji.

some thoughts on #plasticfreejuly.

you know i love a lounge short. these ones from mate look so comfy — i’m digging the rose color especially.

a weekend reminder.

this is the cookbook i recommend whenever anyone tells me they want to explore plant-based cooking. i’m digging into some of laura’s summery salads now that the season’s upon us.

oooh this episode of by the book with roman mars of 99% invisible is good. nothing gets me more worked up than thinking about how much city real estate is allotted to literal parked cars 😤.

the GOAT.

when life gives you lemons

loving this recycled glass necklace.

patiently waiting for my nick miller.

savored every page of this dreamy love story.

and was totally enthralled by this juicy non-fic on audiobook.

the best way to celebrate summer produce.

try making the above with a gf flour that’s good for the planet!

work doesn’t seem to be working for many of us.

ogling this for the many beach hangs i plan to enjoy this summer. 

humans are so cute.

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