Earlier, the garden benches were generally seen as the items which just provide a place to sit for the visitors. But, the modern garden benches are much ahead this. Unlike the conventional garden benches, the contemporary benches are not only utilitarian items, but elegant pieces of art, which also serve the purpose of garden decoration. These garden benches are generally chiseled out of wood or sandstone, or fabricated from various metals.
The two popular varieties of garden benches in use these days include benches with back and backless benches. These benches are artistically designed by proficient craftsmen in various sizes. Also, they are made very durable to bear adverse climatic conditions, and to last longer. The designs and the carvings are often etched on the back of benches, which lend them a remarkable appearance. These benches can also be painted in different colors to enhance their look.