By Alexandra Dittrich

Mary Hayter has years of gardening experience under her belt—and her garden shows it.

"My garden is three quarters of an acre in the heart of the New Forest National Park. It has taken 15 years to develop and it has opened for 11 years for the NGS. There are ideas for sun, shade, wet, and dry areas with animal friendly wild areas and ponds. Fruit and vegetables are as important as the formal areas."

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