Bringing Garden Features Alive

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Many of the features in our gardens can have a completely different look and feel when brought back to life after the sun goes down.

With the right lighting and illumination, garden focal points and special features can look stunning in the evenings.

Below is a picture of one of our customers beautiful set of opaque glass petals which now take on a new life in the moonlit nights.

They are complimented by the vibrant coloured flowers and shrubs surrounding them.

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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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Is Modern Garden Lighting Intrusive?

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You may be concerned that having garden lights may cause an annoyance for your neighbors. However, obtrusive light only occurs when it is badly designed and incorrectly installed.

Still very popular in the U.K are high wattage flood lights which when badly positioned can cause huge problems. They are often used to illuminate a large area for security with a cold, white blinding light which can glare into bedrooms and can not only ruin a good nights sleep, but that of ...

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How To Maintain Your Garden Lights

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When you have invested time and money into a garden lighting transformation it makes sense to ensure it is maintained properly. Taking care of your lights helps prolong the life and reliability of the system you have had installed.

Most exterior lighting is exposed to the elements all year around, so care and maintenance protection is needed.

How Do I Maintain My Garden Lights?

  • Clean the lights & lenses
  • Change the bulbs
  • Re-adjust the angles of the lights seasonally

What Do I Use To Clean Them?

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Can You Have TOO Many Garden Lights?

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Can you have TOO many garden lights? Often the size of your garden space will determine how much garden lighting you should place around it. This seems an obvious statement, but if you try to put too many in a smaller space then you can very easily overdo it and the last thing you want is a garden lit up like the Blackpool illuminations!

Good exterior lighting is very much about subtlety as well as getting the right spacing and feel. ...

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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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Lighting Your Pond & Rockery

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Pond lighting and fountain lights are no doubt a great addition to any garden. It might be that you are trying to create a centrepiece with a warm, romantic feel to your pond, or just want to enjoy watching your fish moving about in the evening!

So what do you need to consider when planning your pond lighting?

Underwater

It goes without saying that water and high voltage electricity can be a dangerous combination, so take care when choosing lighting for in and around ...

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The Benefits Of A Wireless Garden Lighting System

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A wireless garden lighting system – if you have a large front and back garden you may want to consider this option!

You now have the flexibility to have a number of garden zones activated via a smartphone, tablet or key fob remote. Wirelessly control individual lights or group them friendly ‘zones`, which are then controlled from a single button on the handset.

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A Guide To Garden Lighting Effects

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Not sure which garden lighting effects to go for? Check out my handy guide!

Accents & Spotlighting

A quick way to add drama to a landscaped garden. Position intense and focused lights near the base of statues or trees or near a surfaced wall or trellis. This technique is very compelling but should be used sparingly.

Cross Outdoor Garden Lighting

If your aim is to show off a beautiful statue or an old gnarled tree, you’ll love ...

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