Inspirational Gardening Quote No 6

Here is another of my Inspirational Gardening Quotes. Today I am having to step back a bit from LFMG as my ‘other’ life has taken over – that of the book-keeping for my husband’s business – amongst other things. So this quote couldn’t be more appropriate for me! I hope you like it and my artwork. […]

6 Small Garden Design Lessons-Learnt

There is one area of Dovewood I haven’t yet told you about yet, and that is the area around the Japanese Maple or Acer. This odd-shaped piece of ground has probably taught me the most valuable garden design lessons. Its shape is roughly triangular and it is the next to the Norwegian garden. 1. Get to know your […]

Sheds, Sheds, Glorious Garden Sheds!

I don’t want to sexist but there seems to be something peculiarly English about the Garden Shed and the way it is held in high regard by men. Or is it a universal pre-occupation with the male species? In the UK, Garden Sheds are usually the prerogative of the man of the House, it’s his space and his dominion. However, there is a growing […]

Things Left Undone and Garden Tasks

In the wake of the recent cyber-attack, it is a time for many of us to take stock of the things left undone. For the Captains of Industry it means reviewing the software of their computer systems. Governments and Utilities worldwide have fallen foul of the malware, as have smaller Organisations too. I have been […]

The Not-So-Boring Dwarf Conifer

The other day I posted a picture on Instagram of a Dwarf Conifer from my Garden. Nothing unusual about that you may think. But the photo shows a cloud of pollen around it, as I gently brushed its branches. Although I may have known, in theory at least, that this is how some trees disperse their pollen, […]

The Making of a TV Programme – Part Three

And so we come to the final part of The Making of a TV Programme. The story so far : August 2013 we applied to Lion TV Production to take part in Big Dreams, Small Spaces with Monty Don October 2013 Lots of Telephone discussions and two preliminary filming sessions November 2013 Our first Filming […]

The Making of a TV Programme – Part Two

I was going to delay writing the second part of this mini-series The Making of a TV Programme and keep you all in suspense! However, I have relented and so I hope you will enjoy this instalment, and who knows it might inspire you to ‘volunteer’ to take part in a programme?! The Start of […]

Inspirational Quote No 5

Hello! This is just to let you know that I am still beavering away here at my keyboard, I am posting one of my special background designs with an Inspirational Garden quotation. I have had some technical issues with the LFMG website in the last 48 hours. I have been trying to get to grips with the geeky […]