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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