Archive for 18/10/2013


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 .


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:

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


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Susan Rushton

Celebrating gardens, photography and a creative life

Daniel Greenwood

The language of leaves

Alphabet Ravine

Lydia Rae Bush Poetry


Australian Pub Project

Vanha Talo Suomi

a harrowing journey of home improvement

How I Killed Betty!

Mad as a box of frogs? Most probably ... but if I can’t be perfect, then I’ll happily be fabulously imperfect!

Bits & Tidbits


Rambling in the Garden

.....and nurturing my soul

The Interpretation Game

Cultural Heritage and the Digital Economy


Sense of place, purpose, rejuvenation and joy


Notes from the Gardeners...

Deep Green Permaculture

Connecting People to Nature, Empowering People to Live Sustainably


A girl and her garden :)



Salt of Portugal

all that is glorious about Portugal

The Ramblings of an Aspiring Small Town Girl

Cooking, gardening, fishing, living, laughing.

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