Gallery: VIDEO INTERVIEW: Model Summer Rayne Oakes Turns Her Brooklyn A...

When she's not busy enacting change in the garment industry or making the latest sustainable fashions look amazing, model Summer Rayne Oakes likes to get back to her roots - literally. The Brooklyn resident and self-proclaimed plantlover recently told us that she transformed her apartment into a verdant oasis filled with over 200 plants. Click through our photo gallery to take a tour of this veritable urban greenhouse, and check out this inspiring video showing how Mingo Design helped Summer create a flourishing vertical garden wall right in her living room.

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  1. Judy MacDonnell February 28, 2014 at 5:45 pm

    During the day you’d be getting more oxygen from the plants. But best not to have plants in your bedroom overnight – they respire too, which means they are using your oxygen, while not producing oxygen during hours of darkness.

  2. legalegl March 17, 2013 at 7:41 pm

    I hate to say it, but with so much humidity in the air there is likely to be damage to the structure.