Here are some useful links, they may aid you in finding plants, ideas, skills and people in the area of horticulture.
Eastbourne Beekeepers Association www.beekeeper.org.uk
Flower Scrapes, bee & pollinator friendly plants and seeds, Ardingly, West Sussex. www.flowerscapes.org.uk
Heathfield & District Horticultural Society www.heathfieldhorticultural.org.uk
Plumpton College www.plumpton.ac.uk
Rosemary Alexander, The English School of Gardening, and Sandhill Farm House Garden open to the public through the National Gardens Scheme. www.rosemaryalexander.co.uk
Simon Hewitt, garden designer www.mrsimonhewitt.com
The Brewers Arms Public House, make your visit to Sussex Fruit Trees a day out, enjoy the local food. www.thebrewersarmsvinescross.co.uk