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As the frost and endless rain of winter recedes and nature awakens, spring heralds a time of renewal and rebirth. It’s the season when daylight extends its reach, casting longer shadows. Amidst these natural rhythms, there are plenty of reasons to consider a sundial for your garden or as a gift.

Spring marks a pivotal moment in the celestial dance, with the sun ascending higher in the sky and lingering longer with each passing day. It is during this time that the sundial truly comes into its own, offering a tangible connection to nature. Spring is therefore a good time to consider purchasing a sundial either for yourself or as a gift. With the possibility for a personal engraving Border Sundials sundials serve as poignant long lasting reminders of important occasions such as; christenings, weddings, memorials, house warmings, birthdays and anniversaries.

With its graceful design and simple elegance, a sundial becomes a focal point in any garden or outdoor space, inviting contemplation and reflection in our busy lives.

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Make time in your life

Spring is the season of growth and possibility, and a sundial embodies this spirit perfectly. Just as flowers bloom and trees burst forth with new foliage, the sundial comes alive, its shadow tracing the arc of the sun’s journey across the sky. In a world dominated by digital devices and pressurised schedules, the sundial offers a refreshing return to a more organic way of marking time. So ‘ditch the digital’ and consider a gift rooted in history and tradition.

Furthermore purchasing a sundial in spring allows for ample time to integrate it into your outdoor space before the full bloom of summer arrives. Whether nestled amongst vibrant flower beds or positioned as a focal point on a manicured lawn, a sundial adds a touch of timeless charm to any setting. If you would like any advice on sundials, plinths or engravings call us to discuss your requirements.

By Capel Tenison

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Sundial Engravings

By way of inspiration here are a few of our favourite engravings from recent commissions;

He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much – Bessie Anderson Stanley

The greatest happiness in life is to love and be loved – George Sand

Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time – John Donne

If I know what love is, it is because of you – Hermann Hesse

Not all who wander are lost – J R Tolkien