Alice Vincent

Alice Vincent is a journalist and the author of three books, including Why Women Grow and Rootbound: Rewilding a Life which were both longlisted for the Wainwright Prize and named as books of the year by numerous national newspapers. A self-taught gardener, Alice is a columnist for Gardens Illustrated and writes for titles including Vogue and the New Statesman. She has been documenting her gardening online since 2015 and has since launched a newsletter and podcast. She lives in South London.

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Women grow because sometimes rage can only be mollified by digging until the sweat trickles down their backs. Women grow because it offers them control in a world determined to rid them of it

Why Women Grow

Alice Vincent

Alice Vincent’s life fell apart in her mid-twenties. Uprooted & heartbroken, living out of a suitcase in London, she sought out the nurturing power of plants to find her feet in a world spinning far too fast. Rootbound: Rewilding a Life is out on Thursday.