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Gardening

Visit The Sitting Spiritually Garden

Safely visit our stunning garden in Dorset and try our seats for yourself.

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Swing Into The Clouds This Christmas

Swing Into The Clouds This Christmas

Posted by Siobhan on November 27th 2020

It really doesn’t matter what your age is – you are never too old to swing on a swing!

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Autumn Lawn Care Guide

Autumn Lawn Care Guide

Posted on November 25th 2020

In the following text, you’ll find a detailed, step-by-step guide from Martin himself, showing how to maintain your lawn for Autumn.

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Garden designer Pauline Caroline Jones explores the wonders of Autumn

Garden designer Pauline Caroline Jones explores the wonders of Autumn

Posted by Siobhan on November 17th 2020

As I write this article, autumn is in full swing (excuse the pun) and it seems a while ago since my visit to the Sitting Spiritually garden back in September.....

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RHS Garden Rosemoor's New Arrival

RHS Garden Rosemoor's New Arrival

Posted by Siobhan on November 9th 2020

We are delighted that our Affinity Accoya Heart Back has arrived at RHS Rosemoor....

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Our Gardens Are More Treasured Than Ever

Our Gardens Are More Treasured Than Ever

Posted by Siobhan on November 6th 2020

We all need a sure thing in our lives, now more than ever, and there is something especially calming about our gardens in these torrid times.

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Bulb Planting in the Sitting Spiritually Garden

Bulb Planting in the Sitting Spiritually Garden

Posted by Siobhan on November 3rd 2020

It was a busy Autumnal day in the Sitting Spiritually Garden.....

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The Evolution of The Sitting Spiritually Garden by Martin Young

The Evolution of The Sitting Spiritually Garden by Martin Young

Posted by Siobhan on October 26th 2020

Read how Bramble Hayes evolved into the Sitting Spiritually Garden

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The Invisible Problem by Katherine Crouch

The Invisible Problem by Katherine Crouch

Posted by Siobhan on October 20th 2020

There is a great decline in the insect population following a century or more of agricultural practices involving indiscriminately spraying DDT and other poisons to kill crop pests.

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Swinging, Swooping, Spinning (Spiritually) by Rebecca Lovatt

Swinging, Swooping, Spinning (Spiritually) by Rebecca Lovatt

Posted by Siobhan on October 16th 2020

For the lucky people that have a garden, the last few months have taught us just how fortunate we are and how much we need to treasure our outside domain and create an oasis of tranquillity and escape......

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The RHS Gardens Are Good To Go....

The RHS Gardens Are Good To Go....

Posted by Siobhan on October 13th 2020

All four of the RHS Gardens have been awarded the official Great Britain and Northern Ireland “We’re Good To Go” symbol.....

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Looking to Spring 2021 with our bulb choices

Looking to Spring 2021 with our bulb choices

Posted by Siobhan on October 6th 2020

Jarmanmurphy have been busy planning our bulbs for a fantastic display next Spring.....

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Autumn Arrival.....The Affinity Accoya

Autumn Arrival.....The Affinity Accoya

Posted by Siobhan on September 30th 2020

Bringing you the newest addition to the Sitting Spiritually Stable......

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Stand & Deliver!

Stand & Deliver!

Posted by Siobhan on September 17th 2020

We're often asked about the delivery of our swing seats, so here we delve a little deeper....

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Hanging a Swing Seat Without a Frame

Hanging a Swing Seat Without a Frame

Posted by Siobhan on September 8th 2020

Be Creative......Find Your Own Place to Hang Your Swing Seat....

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Your Perfect Spot

Your Perfect Spot

Posted by Siobhan on August 28th 2020

Looking for the perfect spot for your swing seat, let us guide you.......

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What to plant around your swing seat.....

What to plant around your swing seat.....

Posted by Siobhan on August 21st 2020

Looking to plant something around your swing seat for some shade, scent or just its beauty?

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The Sitting Spiritually Garden in Late Summer

The Sitting Spiritually Garden in Late Summer

Posted by Siobhan on August 11th 2020

As we bask in a heat wave, the Sitting Spiritually Garden was even looking its best in the recent grey weather, we look at how and why.....

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RHS Garden Harlow Carr by Katherine Musgrove

RHS Garden Harlow Carr by Katherine Musgrove

Posted by Siobhan on August 6th 2020

Garden Manager Katherine Musgrove at RHS Garden Harlow Carr writes for us about late Summer in the garden there

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Choked! The garden in July by Katherine Crouch

Choked! The garden in July by Katherine Crouch

Posted by Siobhan on July 28th 2020

Looking back on the garden in July....

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Gardens On Our Wish List Part 2

Gardens On Our Wish List Part 2

Posted by Siobhan on July 21st 2020

There are so many beautiful gardens to visit our wish list is ever expanding.....

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Gin & Tonic Gardening by Katherine Crouch

Gin & Tonic Gardening by Katherine Crouch

Posted by Siobhan on July 15th 2020

If there is any time of year to be wandering round the garden aimlessly, it must be in high summer.....

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Product Spotlight - The Trilogy....sharing a secret....a post Lockdown wonder!

Product Spotlight - The Trilogy....sharing a secret....a post Lockdown wonder!

Posted by Siobhan on July 7th 2020

As families come together again, we celebrate the versatility of The Trilogy....

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Our Favourite Garden Blogs.....

Our Favourite Garden Blogs.....

Posted by Siobhan on June 22nd 2020

Blogs are so much a part of our online lives these days, especially during these Covid-19 times, so we have done a round up of our current favourites.....

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The Bench Gurus.....

The Bench Gurus.....

Posted by Siobhan on June 15th 2020

It was lovely to see one of our swing seats featured in The Telegraph on Saturday & we're really rather taken with our new title!

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National Gardening Exercise Day - 6th June 2020

National Gardening Exercise Day - 6th June 2020

Posted by Siobhan on June 6th 2020

National Gardening Exercise Day is observed each year on June 6 and encourages us to maximize the benefits we reap from gardening by adding some stretches and a few extra steps or squats. Gardening on its own is therapeutic, builds muscles and burns calories....

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National Gardening Week, Looking at Roses by Katherine Crouch

National Gardening Week, Looking at Roses by Katherine Crouch

Posted by Siobhan on June 1st 2020

This week we’re celebrating National Gardening Week and the enormous benefits nature can have on our wellbeing - particularly during these challenging times, and writer Katherine Crouch is focusing on a big favourite of ours, Roses......

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The Sitting Spiritually Garden

The Sitting Spiritually Garden

Posted by Siobhan on May 26th 2020

As we approach what would have been our second Open Weekend of the season.....

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RHS Chelsea Flower Show Memories

RHS Chelsea Flower Show Memories

Posted by Siobhan on May 18th 2020

Today would have been Press Day at RHS Chelsea Flower Show.....

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Photographing your Garden by Heather Edwards

Photographing your Garden by Heather Edwards

Posted by Siobhan on May 11th 2020

Garden Photographer Heather Edwards has some tips for you for photographing your own garden now it's receiving so much attention!

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Gardening During Covid-19  By Katherine Crouch

Gardening During Covid-19 By Katherine Crouch

Posted by Siobhan on May 4th 2020

Those of us with gardens have been rather lucky to be stuck at home in the sun all April. We have been messing about in the garden as much as circumstances will allow......

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Swing Seats from Trees

Swing Seats from Trees

Posted by Siobhan on April 27th 2020

No matter your age, nothing will replace the sense of pure joy you feel when you're swinging on a swing seat.....

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Your Favourite View from A Swing Seat

Your Favourite View from A Swing Seat

Posted on April 27th 2020

There's always that spot, that one place where you feel calm. The scene that you fill your eyes with and can't seem to get enough of.

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Product Spotlight - The Harmony Range

Product Spotlight - The Harmony Range

Posted by Siobhan on April 14th 2020

Wanting colour in your Garden Furniture? The Harmony could be the choice for you....

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Grow Your Own By Katherine Crouch

Grow Your Own By Katherine Crouch

Posted by Siobhan on April 6th 2020

A garden project will give you fresh air and exercise and something to amuse the children, (we hope), as well as dinner on the table

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Exploring the History of Springs by Davies Springs

Exploring the History of Springs by Davies Springs

Posted by Siobhan on March 30th 2020

The first spring powered-clocks appeared in and evolved into the first large watches by the 16th century & we find it fascinating that our suspension springs are part of this history....

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10 Things to do with the kids in the garden

10 Things to do with the kids in the garden

Posted by Siobhan on March 23rd 2020

These are challenging times for families, but here are ten inspiring ideas for outside entertainment

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An Interview with Rosebie Morton

An Interview with Rosebie Morton

Posted by Siobhan on March 16th 2020

Rosebie Morton founded The Real Flower Company nearly 25 years ago with one mission in mind – to cultivate cut flowers with scent, as if they were just picked from the garden. We caught up with Rosebie to find out more…

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So What is Garden Design all about? By Alice Blount

So What is Garden Design all about? By Alice Blount

Posted by Siobhan on March 9th 2020

So what is garden design all about? By Alice Blount

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Are You Sitting Comfortably by Mike Palmer

Are You Sitting Comfortably by Mike Palmer

Posted by Siobhan on March 2nd 2020

Garden Designer Mike Palmer write for us on a subject dear to our souls, Seating in the Garden!

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Snowdrops!  By Alison Moore

Snowdrops! By Alison Moore

Posted by Siobhan on February 17th 2020

Alison Moore of Renaissance Garden Design writes for us on the joy of Snowdrops

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Who’s seat is it anyway? By Alison Levey

Who’s seat is it anyway? By Alison Levey

Posted by Siobhan on February 10th 2020

Award Winning Garden Blogger Alison Levey writes for us about sitting & planning in the garden

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Gardens for health & wellbeing Richard Rogers

Gardens for health & wellbeing Richard Rogers

Posted by Siobhan on February 3rd 2020

Garden Designer Richard Rogers write for us on Gardens for the Soul

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Garden Planning - by Marie Shallcross

Garden Planning - by Marie Shallcross

Posted by Siobhan on January 29th 2020

Marie Shallcross of Plews Garden Design writes for us on 12 tips for the first year of this new decade

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Pollinators & wildlife by Sarah Jarman

Pollinators & wildlife by Sarah Jarman

Posted by Siobhan on January 14th 2020

Garden Designer Sarah Jarman of Jarmanmurphy writes for us on Pollinators & Wildlife

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Pruning Deciduous Trees & Shrubs by Katherine Crouch

Pruning Deciduous Trees & Shrubs by Katherine Crouch

Posted by Siobhan on January 7th 2020

Garden Designer Katherine Crouch write for us about how January is one of the best months for pruning deciduous trees and shrubs.

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