I love a nice place to sit and the humble garden bench, which has been popular for centuries, makes both an ideal resting spot and a great focal point and garden accessory.  There are many different styles to choose from and the look can be classic or contemporary.  Here are some of my favourites to …

The Humble Garden Bench - my favourites

The Humble Garden Bench - a great place to sit and a fantastic garden feature and accessory. Garden benches provide a welcome focal point and a place to sit and while away some time.

Love the fence colour. Looks like Cuprinol garden shades Silver Birch?

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Make a cute garden bench out of some old chairs.  Easy weekend project that can also be used as a doll bench.

Garden Bench from Repurposed Chairs

How to make a simple garden bench by using old, chairs. A kreg jig makes this a simple weekend project for a beginner. It also makes a great doll bench.

An Outdoor Nook: A covered bench for reading (with or without a stack of cushions and pillows) can make a beautiful and practical addition to any garden or patio. Outdoor design ideas from HGTV.

8 Ways To Create A Restful, Cozy Reading Nook

The Most Awesome 30 DIY Benches for Your Garden - ArchitectureArtDesigns.com

The Most Awesome 30 DIY Benches for Your Garden

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Build your own garden bench. All you need is a couple of tree stumps, a long piece of wood, and a saw to slit the stumps where the wood will fit into them.                                                                                                                                                     More

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Upcycle 2 Old Chairs into Garden Bench | DIY Garden Projects Ideas Backyards | DIY Garden Decoartions Budget Backyard

Upcycle 2 Old Chairs into Garden Bench DIY Garden Projects Ideas Backyards DIY Garden Decoartions Budget Backyard

A stone bench in a cool, shady corner, so subtly incorporated into the landscape it appears as though it was placed by Mother Nature.

Features That Create an Outstanding Garden

Stacked Stone Bench ~ Features That Create an Outstanding Garden ~ Add Interest. Focus a space with benches, birdbaths, containers, boulders, and sculpture. Here's a good way to use my leftover granite - right along the path .

Pallet Projects for Your Garden: Check out these 30 Clever DIY Pallet Ideas on Worthminer.com

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Cottage Garden Ideas from Pinterest, DagmarBleasdale.com

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I love iris, wisteria,benches and old iron.After tracking through two sites, I'm still unsure of the source of the photo.The sites themselves were worth the trip and I'll keep the wisteria.

pachysandra Landscape Traditional with hosta garden bench

pachysandra, hydrangea and hosta---Planting Beds - traditional - landscape - boston - NatureWorks Landscape Services, Inc.

stump bench - for garden, or our favorite spot in the woods overlooking our little brook...

stump bench I LOVE THIS. I have trees to cut down because they are gradually dying. So I guess that I'll be having a few benches made from those dying elm trees.