Gardens Illustrated Magazine

First impressions

Many a garden designer has used their own home garden as a way of showing off their style. Think Tom Stuart-Smith’s Hertfordshire homestead, Arne Maynard’s Monmouthshire demesne, or Arabella Lennox-Boyd’s Lancashire mansion. What is disarming about career-change garden designer Jeremy Allen is that he notes that the garden he has created around his own home, a substantial late-Georgian rectory in the village of Wormingford on the Essex-Suffolk border, is full of decisions he would like to make again. Jeremy embarked on

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