S02 Episode 6: Rootbound. With Alice Vincent


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Rootbound. With Alice Vincent A blend of slow radio, gardening advice and conversation, and readings from the best garden and wildlife writing. These notes may contain affiliate links. Garden soundtrack More winter behind than before us The cold and damp – joys of a good fire at the end of the day. Micro book review 02:02 Roger Deakin’s Notes from Walnut Tree Farm https://amzn.to/2uRIWVU Published by Hamish Hamilton, 2008 Extracts read by Rose White Winter - a challenge for the indoor gardener Being rootbound – a problem for houseplants… …and also for plants in nurseries …though a very few plants respond well to having their roots restricted. At least in terms of flowering. A rootbound person? Some restrictions might be beneficial, but no-one likes to feel bound... Interview with Alice Vincent 09:26 10:40 Alice describes her new book 11:47 Three ways in which gardening gets us 17:25 Writing a nature memoir 24:14 The experiences of women as represented in the book 26:35 Gendered questions that keeps coming up around nature 30:33 What’s the draw of Japan? 36:53 Gardening now on the Treehouse Balcony 42:25 What’s next for Alice *** Thank you to Alice for joining me on this episode. Alice’s first book is How to Grow Stuff https://amzn.to/2PM28OP. You can read my review of Rootbound. Rewilding a Life on the blog here https://gardensweedsandwords.com/gwwblog/rootbound-alice-vincent Find out more about the Noughticulture talks at the Garden Museum https://gardenmuseum.org.uk/event_location/the-garden-museum/ Alice Vincent in the Telegraph https://www.telegraph.co.uk/authors/alice-vincent/ Alice on Instagram instagram.com/noughticulture Thanks too to Rose White for reading for us once again, this time from Roger Deakin’s Notes from Walnut Tree Farm. You can find Rose here instagram.com/liveawelllife With thanks to all my listeners for your continued support and reviews, I really do appreciate them. You can support the podcast by buying its producer a virtual cup of coffee for three quid, at https://ko-fi.com/andrewtimothyOB. Proceeds will go towards equipment, software and the monthly podcast hosting fees. One-to-one online garden coaching I’m very excited about my new venture – it’s a way for me to work with more people than I can physically get around to, helping them to make the very best of their gardens in a way that suits the life they lead. A few limited places left on introductory prices! https://www.gardensweedsandwords.com/garden-coaching website: gardensweedsandwords.com email: gardensweedsandwords@gmail.com Instagram: instagram.com/AndrewTimothyOB Twitter: twitter.com/AndrewTimothyOB

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