The gardens have opened again, so head to the wonderful RHS Garden Wisley in Surrey where you can see US sculptor and film maker Philip Haas' giant sized The Four Seasons

Buying antiques is a great way of furnishing with minimal impact on the environment. And if you're always on the look-out for fascinating one-off pieces, don't miss the upcoming Decorative Antiques & Textile Fairs in London's Battersea.