Swings & Benches

There’s nothing better than sitting outside on a cool fall evening, swinging on your porch swing…unless of course you are sitting on your beautiful bench in your flower garden!

Porch swings and garden benches are becoming more and more popular in landscaping designs because they allow a place for homeowners to “get away” for little while.

When you need to escape the hustle and bustle of busy city life, just take a seat on your swing or bench and relax. You can find swings and benches at nearly any home improvement store, or if you are feeling creative, you can even build your own swing or build a garden bench.

Also, depending on your budget, you can get custom made swings and benches that are handpainted or stained, made into practically any shape, style, color and size.

You can get ideas for what kind of bench or swing you want in our picture gallery or check out the premium benches and swings.

Swings & Benches Articles

Building A Tire Swing

Posted by Landscaping Ideas on 06th February 2012

Tire swings are an American tradition. They have been a fun addition to yards for decades and kids still love them. They are also one of the easiest ways to add another fun dimension to the yard. However, there is more to building a tire swing than tying your spare to a tree limb with a rope. Of course, it all starts with locating an appropriately sized and sufficiently strong tree limb. Now, let’s look at what you will need to do after finding that perfect branch in order to construct a great tire swing.

How To Build A Garden Bench

Posted by Landscaping Ideas on 19th January 2012

You’ve put together a wonderful garden. Your hard work has paid off. The flowers are in bloom and the vegetables are growing. It’s a perfect compliment to your attractive yard. After all of those hours of hard work, you can finally enjoy the fruits of your labors. Unfortunately, you have to stand in order to do so. You don’t have a bench.