With the summer months now upon us, more and more of us will be spending more and more time in the garden. Whether you’re a keen horticulturalist, enjoy lying in the summer, catching a few rays, or kicking a football with your children, the garden provides an environment for a wealth of relaxing or engaging endeavours.
With the increased summer temperatures spending an increased amount of time in the garden – indeed into the twilight hours is one of the benefits the weather offers. Those that intend to make the most of the summer months – and spend time in the garden cooking a barbeque or simply sipping a glass of wine need to have good garden lighting.
Here is a list of summer lighting options. If you’re intent on having optimal lighting come twilight you need to make a decision from the following lighting solutions, here are some of the factors that you need to consider.
Safety and Security
If your garden area has uneven ground, if you have a pool, or have a wealth of garden furniture that may prove to be a hazard, it’s important that you have adequate security lighting. Small dimming lights, or sensor activated lighting are two options to be considered.
Security lighting is also prudent to protect your property against the threat of intrusion. Many security product retailers offer a wealth of lighting solutions. However, if you wish lighting of tailored designs then any horticultural nursery will provide you with solutions.
Fairy lights are very popular with homeowners wishing to illuminate a specific area of the patio or garden. They can set the scene for a barbeque or party and are reasonably inexpensive.
Fairy lights are durable and weather resistant. They will resist an onslaught by the elements. Solar panel fairy lights are becoming increasingly popular with consumers, though it’s important that these lights are placed in positions with access to optimum levels of light.
These are just some of the solutions that you can choose to illuminate your outdoor garden or patio area. Perfect summer lighting can be achieved with a modicum of effort, but a little creativity and imagination.