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21 garden seating ideas from prehistoric to futuristic

Despite a torrential rain last night, producing the briefest dip in temperature, we’re enjoying a ridiculously hot and humid summer here in southwestern Ontario. Our flower beds are parched and our lawns are going KFC–golden and crunchy. 1,648 more words

Summer Garden Ideas

Are you sitting comfortably? Part 10 in a very occasional series.

Here we are back with another selection of garden seats that we have discovered on our visits to two gardens last weekend, one small village garden and a larger garden attached to a nursery. 154 more words


DIY sculpture, decor and funky seating in a remarkable country garden

Secret hideaways with your choice of hovering rain umbrellas, pink flamingoes or a sparkling chandelier overhead. Old bed frames in new flower beds, a canoe filled with cannas and a loo with a view (made extra panoramic by the absence of a door). 628 more words

Southern Ontario

The Bench Has A Partner

It didn’t take long before we realised that the bench needed a mate! To make best use of it, we had to have somewhere to balance our refreshments, while lapping up our surroundings. 256 more words

In the Garden; Stripes are in Order

A straight line….a band of color…in other words; a stripe….brings a sense of order to a disorderly world.

Stripes are trending right now. As evidenced by recent spreads in national magazines from Elle Décor to Oprah. 881 more words

Enjoying The Garden

The Essence of Gardening in 12 Objects: 11

So, my penultimate object in this series symbolises our need (all too often neglected by the busiest gardeners) to sit and enjoy the fruits of our labours- the garden bench. 600 more words