Garden Lighting Can Be Simple

Posted by:

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 ...

Continue Reading →
0

Autumn Season Fairy and Festoon Lighting

Posted by:

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.

fairy and festoon lighting Continue Reading →

0

Another Day In The Life Of A Garden Lighting Designer

Posted by:

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 ...

Continue Reading →
0

A Day In The Life!

Posted by:

Here at Light My Night, no two days are the same. Today, we thought we’d share a little ‘Day In The Life’ of what we’ve been up to!

We’ve come to West Oxfordshire, a beautiful area of the UK with rural downland and forest, and the main activities being farming and associated trades. We’re currently working with a special client who has a beautiful converted barn and a small but stunning and visually impactful back garden. A border runs down each ...

Continue Reading →
0

Lighting your garden for BBQ entertaining

Posted by:

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.

Our solution was ...

Continue Reading →
0

Landscape Lighting

Posted by:

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 ...

Continue Reading →
0

Gobo Projectors

Posted by:

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.

There are now thousands of ...

Continue Reading →
0

Is Modern Garden Lighting Intrusive?

Posted by:

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 ...

Continue Reading →
0

Light My Night Featured In ‘In Business’ Magazine

Posted by:

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 ...

Continue Reading →
0

How To Maintain Your Garden Lights

Posted by:

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?

Lightly ...

Continue Reading →
0
Page 1 of 3 123