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Rootbound: Rewilding a Life
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Rootbound: Rewilding a Life (Paperback)

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'Breathtakingly beautiful' i

'Tender and wholehearted' Helen Jukes



LONGLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE

A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR IN THE INDEPENDENT, FINANCIAL TIMES, I and GARDENS ILLUSTRATED



When she suddenly finds herself uprooted, heartbroken, grieving and living out of a suitcase in her late twenties, Alice Vincent begins planting seeds. She nurtures pot plants and vines on windowsills and draining boards, filling her many temporary London homes with green. As the months pass, and with each unfurling petal and budding leaf, she begins to come back to life.



Mixing memoir, botanical history and biography, Rootbound examines how bringing a little bit of the outside in can help us find our feet in a world spinning far too fast.

BiographyMemoirsHome & GardenGardeningGardening: plantsHome & GardenGardeningSpecialized gardening methodsNatural & wild gardeningNatural World & The EnvironmentThe natural world, country life & petsTrees, wildflowers & plants Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd Publication Date: 24/12/2020 ISBN-13: 9781786897725  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Alice Vincent is Features Editor at Penguin Books, having previously worked as a writer and editor on the arts desk of the Telegraph. After teaching herself to garden in 2014, Alice started to share her adventures in urban gardening through Noughticulture, a newsletter and Instagram account, as well as in a column for the Telegraph. She has since written for Gardener's World and Gardens Illustrated, appeared on Gardeners' Question Time, collaborated with Hunter, Finery, Monsoon and Seedlip, among others, and hosts workshops and a YouTube channel for Patch Plants. Her first book, How To Grow Stuff, was published in 2017. Rootbound was longlisted for the Wainwright Prize. She lives in South London. @noughticulture | @alice_emily

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