Outside Garden Steps Can Be A Feature

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When it comes to lighting garden steps it can be more than just about safety.

If the step lighting compliments and blends well with other garden lighting, then it becomes part of the design theme.

As you can see from this photo, the feature tree is highlighted and beautifully illuminated with two spotlights.

The “warm white” tree lighting also blends perfectly with the step lighting, bringing the whole thing together.

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Extra Garden Lighting

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Have you ever thought about installing extra garden lighting?
Once the garden has been cabled, it is much easier to add in additional lighting at a later date.

This week, one of our customers asked if we could enhance and add to the lighting system we installed last summer.

The customer has added extra plants and shrubs to the garden beds and wanted to illuminate and bring them to life with ...

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Garden Lighting Can Be Simple

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Do you have a plant or flower that would make a great feature piece within your garden?

Perhaps it’s already a feature but as the evening draws in or night time comes, it gets forgotten.

This doesn’t have to be the case and there’s a simple solution which can transform your plant into a great focal point at night time and will give you the chance to enjoy it whether it’s day or night.

Good garden lighting can be very simple ...

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Autumn Season Fairy and Festoon Lighting

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As the evenings now turn into early nights and it starts to get a little chilly, good garden lighting can bring some atmosphere, warmth and security to your outside space.

Two very popular types for this season are fairy and festoon lights.

Fairy lights are a great way to make your outside space more exciting this Autumn.

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Another Day In The Life Of A Garden Lighting Designer

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As we mentioned in our last post – no two days are ever the same and today will prove this as we install lighting around a client’s lake.

The landscape is beautiful with the lake being over 150 yards wide. It’s complimented with a lovely island in the middle and two Jettys and a small boat for getting across.

What has been our biggest challenge for the project?

Getting power down near to the waters edge is always a challenge. In this ...

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Lighting your garden for BBQ entertaining

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If you have a BBQ area, you may want to consider lighting your garden or the BBQ area itself so you can make the most of the long summer evenings!

Installing the correct lights isn’t straight forward and often BBQ areas present challenges. We recently installed lights for a customer who had a raised decking area for their BBQ. Without adequate floor lighting, this step up becomes a major trip hazard in the dark.

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Landscape Lighting

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As we move into spring and get out into our gardens, why not think about landscape lighting? When your garden has the right lighting, it means you can enjoy it at any time of day and make the most of outdoor dining!

When lighting your outside space we recommend installing a good quality LED 12 volt system.

There are many benefits of this system:

  • Easy and quick installation
  • Very safe to use
  • Exceptionally low energy consumption
  • It’s very versatile

The 12 volt spotlight pictured below is produced from solid natural ...

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Gobo Projectors

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One of the most exciting new areas of garden lighting is being able to use waterproof outside Gobo projectors. These projectors can be mounted on to trees and poles and they project giant images onto a surface, creating a WOW factor.

What is a Gobo Projector?

The Gobo itself (meaning “goes before Optics”) is a small stenciled circular disc that is placed on the projector lamp and then projected out on to the surface.

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Light My Night Featured In ‘In Business’ Magazine

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Our very own Steve Wing was featured in In Business magazine last month, talking about his passion for quality garden lighting!

He reveals that the concept of Light My Night was born from a chance conversation with a fellow passenger on a flight 11 years ago, who talked about how much Canadian’s love lighting up their backyards. Steve realized how beneficial this could be, for people wanting to spend more time enjoying the fruits of their labour in their ...

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Winter Garden Lighting

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Winter garden lighting is an important consideration as the seasons change and your garden lighting takes on a different purpose than during the summer months. The summer evenings are all about being outside socialising, family gatherings, barbecues or just staying outside later enjoying the warmer weather and your garden space. The autumn and winter period offer completely different benefits for garden lighting.

Firstly, the security element is so important. In the dark winter evenings a properly lit garden offers a sense of warmth and a real feeling of safety and security. After all, who ...

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