Garden lighting schemes are usually designed with two purposes in mind. The first is to provide functional light that improves the safety and security of your garden area. The second purpose is purely for aesthetics, with the aim of creating a stylish and attractive outdoor environment.
When it comes to transforming your garden, garden lighting design can have a huge impact on even the smallest of gardens.
In this article, we look at different ways to light your outdoor space next year, and how garden lighting will transform your space.
Choose the right position for your garden lighting
Garden lighting is a great way to improve safety and security, whilst providing an attractive decorative feature at the same time.
But to truly reap the benefits of your lighting scheme, you should pay careful consideration to the position of your lights.
Garden lights can be positioned in a number of different ways, including:
- Mounted on the wall
- Recessed into step, lawn or decking
- In borders, pathways, or around the edge of the garden
- In water features
- Alongside structures, such as pergolas
- Alongside trees and plants