Choosing the right ornament or statuary for your garden is as personal as the decision about the layout and planting.
Whether it’s some fearsome lions to guard your gates, a gently bubbling water feature or, as in this case, a delicate figure positioned to add character to a walled cottage garden, once you’re happy with it, it’s like an old friend every time you garden.
In the case of this cherub, it seemed his wings might be permanently clipped, until he was restored to glory courtesy of Araldite® Standard. The product is recommended for use on masonry and dry concrete – with a high temperature tolerance of minus 300C to 650C it is ideal for exterior use. When there is gap-filling capability required, in other words if the ‘break’ is not clean and the pieces not close-fitting, it also performs well. The Angel was left overnight and back in place the next day, keeping watch over his garden flock.