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Archive for 2019

The Scented Garden

The Scented Garden

Posted by Siobhan on June 10th 2019

Garden Designer Muff Dudgeon on bringing scent into the garden.....

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Sitting Spiritually Open Weekends

Sitting Spiritually Open Weekends

Posted by Siobhan on June 6th 2019

Information about our ever popular Open Garden Weekends.

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Where to see our seats

Where to see our seats

Posted by Siobhan on June 3rd 2019

Of course we realise that not everyone can come to lovely Lyme Regis to see and try out products, but did you know that you can find us in many places nationally?

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Visit the Sitting Spiritually Garden

Visit the Sitting Spiritually Garden

Posted by Siobhan on May 27th 2019

One question we are often asked is “can I visit the Sitting Spiritually Garden at other times?” The answer is a definite Yes!

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We’re Proud of our Local Heritage

We’re Proud of our Local Heritage

Posted by Siobhan on May 21st 2019

We have a strong belief in working with local businesses and local people and focus very much towards that. We have a diverse team of joiners who all work under license for us within the local area of Lyme Regis, Dorset.

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Our Design Process

Our Design Process

Posted by Siobhan on May 14th 2019

What influences the Sitting Spiritually designs?

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Sitting Spiritually at RHS Garden Rosemoor

Sitting Spiritually at RHS Garden Rosemoor

Posted by Siobhan on May 7th 2019

Sheila Dearing, Garden Technical Services Officer at RHS Garden Rosemoor writes for us about seating in the garden....

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A Healing Garden

A Healing Garden

Posted by Siobhan on May 3rd 2019

Designers of the Sitting Spiritually Garden, Jarmanmurphy, talk about the healing powers of being in the garden....

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Blackdown Shepherd Huts & Sitting Spiritually at Badminton

Blackdown Shepherd Huts & Sitting Spiritually at Badminton

Posted by Siobhan on May 1st 2019

Come and sit at Badminton Horse Trials on the Blackdown Shepherd Huts stand

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The Finishing Touches

The Finishing Touches

Posted by Siobhan on April 18th 2019

Garden Designer Alice Blount talks about adding the finishing touches to your garden....

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RHS Garden Harlow Carr

RHS Garden Harlow Carr

Posted by Siobhan on April 11th 2019

Sitting Spiritually in a Yorkshire garden By Katherine Musgrove, Garden Manager, RHS Garden Harlow Carr

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Sitting Spiritually on the Jurassic Coast

Sitting Spiritually on the Jurassic Coast

Posted by Siobhan on April 4th 2019

Guy Kerr, Programme Manager for the Jurassic Coast Trust writes about our partnership....

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Mindful Garden Design

Mindful Garden Design

Posted by Siobhan on March 28th 2019

Taking a mindful approach to designing your garden, with Ali Dempster, Owner and Designer at Sandstone Design

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The History of Sitting Spiritually

The History of Sitting Spiritually

Posted by Siobhan on March 21st 2019

We're often asked how the company started & the first of our swing seats can still be seen in the Sitting Spiritually Garden today.....

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Plants for Our Unpredictable Summers

Plants for Our Unpredictable Summers

Posted by Siobhan on March 14th 2019

Garden Designer Katherine Crouch suggests her Top Ten plants that will cope with any conditions that may be thrown at us this year....

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Product Spotlight - The Rockabye

Product Spotlight - The Rockabye

Posted by Siobhan on March 8th 2019

“We are looking for an original idea for a Wedding present. We particularly like the fact that your seats are made in the West Country by craftsmen. The bride & groom have a small London garden, so not really enough room for a swing seat & frame, what can you advise please?”

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A Garden Full of Wildlife

A Garden Full of Wildlife

Posted by Siobhan on March 1st 2019

Garden Designer Muff Dudgeon writes about how to encourage wildlife into your garden….

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How rocking helps adults sleep better

How rocking helps adults sleep better

Posted by Siobhan on February 26th 2019

Being rocked to sleep doesn’t just work for babies, recent research says that adults trying to sleep better may want to consider investing in a hammock to benefit from the same effect.

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Top Ten Spring Bulbs for the Garden

Top Ten Spring Bulbs for the Garden

Posted by Siobhan on February 20th 2019

Garden Designer Katherine Crouch writes about her favourite Early Spring Bulbs for the garden

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A Pergola for Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

A Pergola for Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

Posted by Siobhan on February 15th 2019

“One of the finest gardens I have ever visited” Alan Titchmarsh

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A New Perspective on the Knole Settee

A New Perspective on the Knole Settee

Posted by Siobhan on February 5th 2019

The Knole Settee remains a timeless classic, still popular today. Its striking form has been a source of inspiration to us in the design of our latest garden bench.

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Top 10 Trees for the Garden

Top 10 Trees for the Garden

Posted by Siobhan on January 31st 2019

Garden Designer Katherine Crouch writes....During the Winter months, as my enthusiasm for actual gardening wanes I regard this as a great time of year to plan for next season, so I shall devote some time to choosing my top ten trees, shrubs and perennials from 31 years of gardening in Somerset.

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Your Pergola Project

Your Pergola Project

Posted by Siobhan on January 24th 2019

Pergolas are big news in Garden Design at the moment, with their ability to create a ‘room like’ area within your garden, perfect for outdoor eating or just another place to relax & unwind

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Using CAD in Garden Design

Using CAD in Garden Design

Posted by Siobhan on January 17th 2019

Eva Venny writes about Computer Aided Design (CAD) & how it is is a very useful tool for any Garden Designer and is now taught as part of most Garden Design Courses.

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Meet The Team

Meet The Team

Posted by Siobhan on January 14th 2019

Meet our Team of Makers, all based within five miles of Sitting Spiritually HQ....

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Open Weekend Gallery

Open Weekend Gallery

Posted by Siobhan on January 14th 2019

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Seating in your Garden

Seating in your Garden

Posted by Siobhan on January 8th 2019

Garden Designer Sophie Simpson's thoughts on seating in her own garden….

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