Archive for 2018

Creating Shade in Your Garden

Creating Shade in Your Garden

Posted by Siobhan on December 14th 2018

Garden Designer Katherine Crouch writes for us about creating shade for your seating

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A festive gift from us to you: £250 Sitting Spiritually voucher

A festive gift from us to you: £250 Sitting Spiritually voucher

Posted by Martin Young on December 12th 2018

We're spreading the Christmas cheer by giving you a £250 voucher to go towards any of our swing seats, day beds, rockabyes, benches or pergolas.

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Spotlight on Rope Swings

Spotlight on Rope Swings

Posted by Siobhan on December 5th 2018

Recreate nostalgic times & give a gift that will see those memories pass on through the generations, who doesn’t love a traditional tree swing, be they child or adult? Get out into nature and leave those hand held devices inside……

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Why is Seating in the Smaller Garden Important?

Why is Seating in the Smaller Garden Important?

Posted by Siobhan on November 29th 2018

Garden Designer Marie Shallcross of Plews Garden Design tells us why seating in a smaller garden is so important.....

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Diary of a small north facing garden

Diary of a small north facing garden

Posted by Siobhan on November 22nd 2018

In the first of a new series, we have invited Garden Designers to write guest blogs for us and we are delighted to bring you the first of the series, by Alison Moore of Renaissance Garden Design

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Why is Winter the perfect time to buy your Sitting Spiritually Garden Swing Seat?

Why is Winter the perfect time to buy your Sitting Spiritually Garden Swing Seat?

Posted by Siobhan on November 15th 2018

Well you may be surprised that the answer to this is yes, Winter is the perfect time. When you first take delivery of your commission, be it constructed in oak or cedar, we tell our customers....

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Finance Options Now Available

Finance Options Now Available

Posted by Siobhan on November 5th 2018

We are delighted to be working with V12 Finance on providing our customers with a 12 month finance option available on swings seats

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Gardens to visit - Abbotsbury Subtropical Garden

Gardens to visit - Abbotsbury Subtropical Garden

Posted by Siobhan on October 29th 2018

In the second of our series about gardens to visit, we look at Abbotsbury Sub Tropical Garden, just 20 miles from the Sitting Spiritually Garden in Dorset……

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Places to See Our Seats......

Places to See Our Seats......

Posted by Siobhan on October 25th 2018

Whilst we have our own Show Garden at Lyme Regis where our swing seats can be viewed, did you know that there are a large amount of places around the UK that you can also see & try out our seats that may be much closer to you?

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The Evolution of an RHS Licensee

The Evolution of an RHS Licensee

Posted by Siobhan on October 11th 2018

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has been licensing products for more than 25 years. Its licensing team works with carefully selected companies, often leaders in their fields, to develop products meeting the highest standards of quality and design

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Our Rope Swings

Our Rope Swings

Posted by Siobhan on October 3rd 2018

What makes our garden swings the best? Our rope swings have the credibility of our established brand, so much so that we are the only swing makers Licensed by The RHS.

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The Glamping Show

The Glamping Show

Posted by Siobhan on September 10th 2018

We are seriously gearing up for the Glamping Show next week.....

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September in The Sitting Spiritually Garden

September in The Sitting Spiritually Garden

Posted by Siobhan on September 5th 2018

Martin and Celia’s garden is blooming and billowing in their corner of Dorset heaven and with the garden open to the public this weekend it’s your final chance of the year to wander amongst the new plantings to see just how incredible the first year has been.

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Celebrating Summer.....

Celebrating Summer.....

Posted by Siobhan on August 23rd 2018

What a gorgeous Summer we're having..... It's been an incredible Summer so far. We've spent countless hours in the Sitting Spiritually garden swinging away in the sunshine watching the world go by....

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The Heart Back

The Heart Back

Posted by Siobhan on August 7th 2018

We’re often asked about the story behind some of our designs, and we recently wrote about the Kyokusen. So here we are explaining the story behind one of our best sellers, the Heart Back.

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Bronze Sculptures

Bronze Sculptures

Posted by Siobhan on July 20th 2018

Guest blog by Steve Wood & Carrie Triffet as new Bronze Carvings become part of our range…

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Gardens to Visit - Forde Abbey

Gardens to Visit - Forde Abbey

Posted by Siobhan on July 10th 2018

In an occasional series, we are looking at Gardens to Visit, some of whom have our swing seats. We would like to start this series with Forde Abbey, less than ten miles from the Sitting Spiritually Garden.

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Caring for Your Mature Garden Furniture

Caring for Your Mature Garden Furniture

Posted by Siobhan on June 26th 2018

We are focusing here on mature wooden garden furniture. Just like us, as we age and mature, we could all do with a little help along the way to keep us looking our best, and your wooden garden furniture is no different.....

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Our Design Process

Our Design Process

Posted by Siobhan on June 14th 2018

What influences the Sitting Spiritually designs?

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Maximum Relaxation....The Swinging Day Bed

Maximum Relaxation....The Swinging Day Bed

Posted by Siobhan on June 8th 2018

As Summer gets under way and the school holidays get ever closer, now is a fantastic time to be commissioning us to make a Swinging Day Bed for your outside space

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Open Weekend Gallery

Open Weekend Gallery

Posted by Siobhan on May 11th 2018

Gallery of images from a beautiful weekend in the Sitting Spiritually Garden

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Open Weekends Update

Open Weekends Update

Posted by Siobhan on May 11th 2018

We were blessed with the most glorious weather for the first of our Open Weekends of the Summer here at the Sitting Spiritually Garden & have news about the forthcoming ones

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Open Weekend Coming up

Open Weekend Coming up

Posted by Siobhan on April 23rd 2018

The first of our series of three Open Weekends is on 5th & 6th May....

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The Buying Weekend Has Started: 10% off all new orders!

The Buying Weekend Has Started: 10% off all new orders!

Posted by Martin Young on April 13th 2018

Find out the details for our buying weekend and how you can receive 10% off all new orders.

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Bespoke Pergolas for Garden Designers

Bespoke Pergolas for Garden Designers

Posted by Siobhan on April 9th 2018

An inspirational focal point or an integral part of the overall garden design

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Guest Blog with Ann Balmforth: A Contemporary Japanese Dragon Garden

Guest Blog with Ann Balmforth: A Contemporary Japanese Dragon Garden

Posted by Siobhan on March 29th 2018

The provenance of a Japanese Dragon Garden, by Designer Ann Balmforth

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The Story Behind The Kyokusen

The Story Behind The Kyokusen

Posted by Siobhan on March 13th 2018

Kyokusen is Japanese for “Curves in the air” and this is how it came to be such an integral part of our range....

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Guest Blog - Moods Boards with Jarmanmurphy

Guest Blog - Moods Boards with Jarmanmurphy

Posted by Siobhan on February 27th 2018

The next stage of the Sitting Spiritually garden design is well under way with plants and trees having been ordered and work days booked in to layout and plant in newly prepared beds. Spring is on its way and we can’t wait....

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Our Story Revisited

Our Story Revisited

Posted by Siobhan on February 13th 2018

Many of you will know the story of Sitting Spiritually, but thanks to the rapid spread of Social Media, we now have many new followers and customers who have asked us to tell our story….

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Open Gardens Weekends & Chelsea Flower Show

Open Gardens Weekends & Chelsea Flower Show

Posted by Siobhan on January 22nd 2018

After ten years exhibiting our swing seats at Chelsea Flower Show we have decided to take a sabbatical for 2018. Curious? Read more....

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OFFER: 10% off all products for RHS Members CLOSES WEDNESDAY 28TH

OFFER: 10% off all products for RHS Members CLOSES WEDNESDAY 28TH

Posted by Siobhan on January 19th 2018

Enjoy 10% off all handmade swing seats,swinging day beds, benches, pergolas, rockabyes and rope swings by Sitting Spiritually

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Guest Blog... Pergola Planting with Jarmanmurphy

Guest Blog... Pergola Planting with Jarmanmurphy

Posted by Siobhan on January 4th 2018

Pergolas offer the chance to extend the greenery skyward with climbers and twining plants, allowing flowers and scent to surround you as you relax in their shade. Award winning Garden Designers Jarmanmurphy share some ideas....

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