Archive for 18/10/2013


greenbenchramblings

Seating in a garden turns a display of plants into a place in which to become entranced. We only have a quarter of an acre of garden but we have a seat  around every corner and a seat to enjoy every view. I started taking photographs of seating in gardens at the beginning of last year’s garden visiting season, photographs of any bench or chair that appealed to me or seemed particularly well-placed or particularly welcoming. In this series of posts I shall choose an interesting selection for you to enjoy.

First up is this elegant metal table and chairs in a wild area of a garden away from the house where tea and cakes can be enjoyed whilst appreciating the wildlife that shares the peace that pervades this patch .

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This benches in one of the green spaces at our allotment site provides an ideal place for a picnic. Here we can sit amongst meadows of…

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PicPost: Eat Your Own
Via Grow Veg – This ‘Eathouse’ is constructed of metal scaffolding pipes and soil-stuffed crates which are planted up with vegetables, herbs and edible flowers:
http://www.archdaily.com/98895/eathouse-de-stuurlui-stedenbouw-atelier-gras/

Old School Gardener

‘This pallet installation named “Forêt II” is a cubic meditation place made of 800 recycled wooden pallets. With its four cardinal points oriented corners it represents the meeting and the connection of territories. This work by Justin Duchesneau and Phil Allard was presented at the 2011 Art Festival at Rideau Canal in Ottawa (Canada).’

Ever thought of creating a pallet artwork in your garden?

From 1001 pallets

Old School Gardener

Daniel Greenwood

The language of leaves

Alphabet Ravine

Lydia Rae Bush Poetry

TIME GENTS

Australian Pub Project

Vanha Talo Suomi

a harrowing journey of home improvement

How I Killed Betty!

The Diary and blog on How to Tackle Depression and Anxiety!

Bits & Tidbits

RANDOM BITS & MORE TIDBITS

Rambling in the Garden

.....and nurturing my soul

The Interpretation Game

Cultural Heritage and the Digital Economy

pbmGarden

Sense of place, purpose, rejuvenation and joy

SISSINGHURST GARDEN

Notes from the Gardeners...

Deep Green Permaculture

Connecting People to Nature, Empowering People to Live Sustainably

BloominBootiful

A girl and her garden :)

gwenniesworld

ABOUT MY GARDEN, MY TRAVELS AND ART

Salt of Portugal

all that is glorious about Portugal

The Ramblings of an Aspiring Small Town Girl

Cooking, gardening, fishing, living, laughing.

aristonorganic

"The Best of the Best"

PetalPushin

Thoughts from a professional Petal Pusher

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