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Adding Lighting to Your Garden


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December 11, 2009

A solar light in a garden.I have a deck on the back of my house and at night it's pitch dark out there. I don't like to turn the porch light on because it attracts mosquitoes, etc so bad. And citronella candles don't do a thing to repel them either.

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So I came up with a great idea. I took the tiny Christmas lights, and strung them under the railing all the way around. It gives a nice soft light, without attracting the bugs. Also lights up the steps just enough so the dogs and us are able to go up and down without falling. Now it's really nice to sit out there at night.

By the way, I want to thank Deeli for her idea of lighting her way around inside and using green lights. The green ones would be even nicer on my deck too.

By Cricket from Parkton, NC

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January 21, 2010

There's something about a garden lit up at night that draws people in and makes them feel warm and cozy, especially during the long dark nights of winter.

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August 10, 2006

Lighting plays an important role in creating an outdoor environment. The trend towards creating beautiful, functional outdoor living spaces means finding lighting options that are both practical and aesthetically pleasing.

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Fortunately, homeowners have more options for outdoor lighting than ever before.

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