Wednesday, June 25, 2008


Pippa Johns very kindly showed us round her beautiful garden in Southease, near Lewes. It has quite a different feel to it - much more cottagey - but you can see lots of the same principles being applied.
There's layering, perrenial plants, self-seeding plants, wild areas, soft fruit, herbs, salad plants and Pippa didn't dig the garden at all when she first moved there five years ago. She reckons they get about 60% of their food from their garden in the Summer and about 30% in the Winter.

Below there's wild rocket acting as a ground cover - and its delicious...
I loved this empty bottle edging too:

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