Information About Lighting

Garden lighting serves multiple purposes and knowing that purpose is important in choosing the best type of lighting for your landscape needs. The following articles will provide tips about various lighting techniques and information on how to select the best lighting solutions so you can turn your gardening landscape into a magical wonderland.

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Are Streetlights Bad For Plants – Is Planting Under Streetlights Okay

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Plants have evolved to sense and respond to changes in daylight as seasons shift, except those that grow at the equator, of course. Disrupting periods of darkness, such as by growing near streetlights, can affect a plant in a number of ways. Learn more here.

Gardens And Lightning: Learn About Lightning Safety Out In Gardens

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

It?s important to know about keeping safe in the garden during a lightning storm; dangerous weather can pop up with very little warning, and gardens and lightning can be a very bad combination. Click here to learn more about lightning safety out in gardens.

Red Light vs. Blue Light: Which Light Color Is Better For Plant Growth

By Liz Baessler

There isn?t really an answer to which light color is better for plant growth, since both red light and blue light are necessary to the health of your indoor plants. That being said, you can find more info on red light vs. blue light in this article.

What Are Silhouette Lights: How To Use Silhouette Lighting In Gardens

By Karen Boness, Owner of Wild Willow Landscape Design

Intrigued by plant shadows as they undulate on the facade of subtlety lit backdrop? Want to create the same effect at your home? Read on to learn more about silhouette lighting in gardens and how to recreate it in your own landscape.

Garden Lighting How To: What Is Highlighting And How To Use It

By Karen Boness, Owner of Wild Willow Landscape Design

People highlight just about everything - paths, trees, buildings, sculptures, patios and driveways. There are so many options. Where does one begin? This garden lighting how to guide will help sort it all out. Click here for more info.

Outdoor Down Lighting – Information On Down Lighting Trees

By Teo Spengler

There are a number of options for outdoor lighting. One such option is down lighting, a quick, relatively inexpensive way to turn a simple backyard into something magical and mysterious. Click here to learn how to use down lighting in landscapes.

What Is Uplighting: Tips For Uplighting Trees In Gardens

By Teo Spengler

DIY uplighting is a fast, relatively inexpensive way to change your backyard from run of the mill to magical. You can choose among many types of uplighting to illuminate your garden and backyard. Learn more in this article.

Outdoor Lighting Options: Tips For Using Outdoor Garden Lighting

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Outdoor lighting not only highlights interesting features but provides your home and surrounding landscape with additional beauty and security. This article will help with tips on using garden lighting.

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