It’s so much easier to enjoy being being out of doors in your yard when you have a good place to sit. Relaxing, being quiet, appreciating the beauty around us is very restful and restorative for the soul and spirit. A good plan is to have seating in several areas whether it be chairs, a swing, or a bench.
You don’t have to spend a lot of money buying a bench when you can make one or two yourself. You can make a simple one, like the one that utilizes concrete blocks with 4×4’s through the holes, or a little more complex. There’s simply no reason to be without a good bench. Here are a few examples from The Garden Glove.