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Are you sitting comfortably? Part 8 of an occasional series.

Here we are back with yet another post in this very occasional series all about garden seating. For parts 8 and 9 we will share with you a collection of seats we found while spending a few days in Devon.

The first set of seats are to be found in the woodland garden of the Stone Farm Cottage Garden and Nursery. This garden boasts the National Collections of Betulas (Birches) and Alnus (Alders). We will look at these trees in a future post.

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In the next post in my garden seats series we will share with you the seats we discovered at the RHS Rosemoor Garden.



By greenbenchramblings

A retired primary school head teacher, I now spend much of my time gardening in our quarter acre plot in rural Shropshire south of Shrewsbury. I share my garden with Jude my wife a newly retired teacher , eight assorted chickens and a plethora of wildlife. Jude does all the heavy work as I have a damaged spine and right leg. We also garden on an allotment nearby. We are interested in all things related to gardens, green issues and wildlife.

3 replies on “Are you sitting comfortably? Part 8 of an occasional series.”

It was a beautiful bench – it felt like sitting inside an egg! It was hard to tell how it was made and the gardener was out for the day so we didn’t see him to ask. At a guess I think it was made with rough cement over a frame of hazel or willow and then lime washed.

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