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Sitting Spiritually Open Weekends

Information about our ever popular Open Garden Weekends.

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Sitting Spiritually at Lympstone Manor

Sitting Spiritually at Lympstone Manor

Posted by Siobhan on July 15th 2019

Lympstone Manor – A Sense of Place.....

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Sitting Spiritually at RHS Garden Wisley

Sitting Spiritually at RHS Garden Wisley

Posted by Siobhan on July 11th 2019

Peter Jones, Garden Manager for Hardy Ornamental, RHS Garden Wisley writes for us.......

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The Timbers We Work With.... By James Amato

The Timbers We Work With.... By James Amato

Posted by Siobhan on July 8th 2019

A Maker's Perspective by James Amato

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Sitting Spiritually Open Weekends

Sitting Spiritually Open Weekends

Posted by Siobhan on July 5th 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Swing Seats & Rope Swings: Garden Furniture Ideas for Christmas

Swing Seats & Rope Swings: Garden Furniture Ideas for Christmas

Posted by Siobhan on November 14th 2017

We have the perfect Christmas gift ideas for everyone. Whether it's a rope swing for the children or a relaxing garden swing seat for adults, see what we have available and when you need to order by.

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Garden Swing Seat or Bench?

Garden Swing Seat or Bench?

Posted by Siobhan on November 14th 2017

In today’s hectic and often stressful world, we are all in need of a place of sanctuary, where we can sit & dream or read, and take time to enjoy our gardens....

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SAVE THE DATE: Ex-Display Swing Seats Coming Up For Sale

SAVE THE DATE: Ex-Display Swing Seats Coming Up For Sale

Posted by Siobhan on November 10th 2017

On Friday 17th November, around 10am we will be sending out a newsletter with several ex-display swing seats available for sale.

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In the Sitting Spiritually Garden, Part 2 with Jarmanmurphy

In the Sitting Spiritually Garden, Part 2 with Jarmanmurphy

Posted by Siobhan on September 29th 2017

Looking at the next phase of the redesign of the Sitting Spiritually Garden.....

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Caring for Your Furniture

Caring for Your Furniture

Posted by Siobhan on July 24th 2017

How should I look after my furniture is a question we are often asked....

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Summer Care for Your Furniture

Summer Care for Your Furniture

Posted by Siobhan on June 20th 2017

Looking after your outdoors wooden furniture

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THE TRILOGY – One frame, three seats, four options

THE TRILOGY – One frame, three seats, four options

Posted by Siobhan on April 29th 2016

Perhaps a lesser known cousin to our other swing seats, The Trilogy, is, we believe, rather unique.

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Shade Solutions for Garden Furniture

Posted by Siobhan on June 18th 2015

Ideas to create shade for your garden furniture

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A Year in the Life of a Swing Seat

Posted by Siobhan on June 8th 2015

A Year in the Life of one of our commissions

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Swing Seats As Therapy

Swing Seats As Therapy

Posted by Siobhan on May 28th 2015

Why rocking/swinging is relaxing and the psychological benefits to you….

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What is Accoya® ?

What is Accoya® ?

Posted by Siobhan on April 17th 2015

For 2015 we’re delighted to have a new addition to our ranges, the Harmony Accoya®. We will still be making Harmony in Painted Pine, but are now also offering them as an alternative made in Accoya®. One of the first questions we are asked about our new range is “What is Accoya” so we’d like to explain here.

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