Kitchen Garden


Adam Vetere took me on stroll around his immaculately cared-for potager at his home in Headley, Hampshire where he lives with his wife Heidi and son Luke. He explained that his inspiration for the garden came from his summer holidays in Italy.

“My father is Italian and we used to spend our summer holidays on my grandparents’ farm in Piedimonte Matese, near Naples, Italy. My time there watching my grandmother prepare wonderful dishes with just the veg and meat from the farm inspired me to reproduce the same growing conditions.”

They were initially attracted to their Hampshire home by panoramic views of Watership Down from the south-facing slope and the fact that the existing house was on the site of a Roman camp and

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