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Pergolas

Visit The Sitting Spiritually Garden

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

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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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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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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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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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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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Product Spotlight - The Swinging Day Bed

Product Spotlight - The Swinging Day Bed

Posted by Siobhan on February 24th 2020

Sleep out under the stars on our Swinging Day Bed.....

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Why Buy in Winter?

Why Buy in Winter?

Posted by Siobhan on December 30th 2019

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

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Product Spotlights - Our Unique Back Designs

Product Spotlights - Our Unique Back Designs

Posted by Siobhan on October 21st 2019

Choosing your swing seat is a deeply personal thing, & none more so than the style of back....

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How to Restore Wooden Garden Furniture

How to Restore Wooden Garden Furniture

Posted by Siobhan on October 14th 2019

Summer is really starting to look like a distant memory now, but many of us love to use our garden furniture in the Autumn & Winter so it's a good time to give it a little attention.....

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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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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 at Sitting Spiritually

Our Design Process at Sitting Spiritually

Posted by Siobhan on May 14th 2019

What influences the Sitting Spiritually designs?

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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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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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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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Pergolas - Goal Post & Standard

Pergolas - Goal Post & Standard

Posted by Siobhan on December 21st 2018

Some Christmas break reading for you for dreaming & planning your garden for 2019….

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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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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... 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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Bespoke Pergolas | Handmade

Bespoke Pergolas | Handmade

Posted by Siobhan on December 5th 2017

In addition to our standard Pergola, we have recently been asked for bespoke options and have been happy to collaborate with Garden Designers....

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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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Your Perfect Pergola

Your Perfect Pergola

Posted by Siobhan on July 21st 2016

The Sitting Spiritually Pergola....

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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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Our Unique Pergolas

Posted by Siobhan on June 4th 2015

We feel that perhaps people think of us more in terms of our swing seats, so we would like to tell you here a little about our custom made Pergolas.

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