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The 3 Top Ways to Light Up Your Landscape
Whether you're lighting a small side garden or a wide swath of yard, you'll be in the dark without understanding these essential elements
"you're lighting a small side garden or a wide swath of yard, you'll be in the dark... considering landscape lighting. We call them the three S's: safety, security and sexy... Safety lighting keeps you from breaking your neck (watch out for that step!), security... security lighting discourages thieves and the Boogie Man (by illuminating dark corners)... and sexy lighting provides, well, sexiness. Mood. Ambience. Flavor. Spice. The first..."
Outdoor Lighting to Make Your Home and Landscape Glow
Let your home be a beacon at night with exterior lights for pathways, pools, trees and, of course, the front door
"exterior lights for pathways, pools, trees and, of course, the front door... uplighting. Lighting can be as minimal and inexpensive as a few solar lights from a home... a few lights to your garden or backyard patio, or even spice up a few trees with... bit of light can go a long way in the dark. Take a peek into a few homes at night... little light. Where could you add a little glow to your home at night?... point your lights DOWN. Up lighting contributes to night light pollution and is problematic..."
8 Creative Lighting Solutions for Food Prep
Get all the task illumination you need while distracting the eye from fluorescents, following the lead of the kitchens here
"from can lights, fluorescents and LEDs. Here are eight creative ideas for lighting your... s and LEDs so many planning boards require and the softer light sources you desire... Lighting can be a real doozy when you’re assembling your dream kitchen. Not only... about lighting! @Studio41 fluorescent lights are awful but you made the right decision... their lighting perfectly. The over-sized pendants provide great light and look amazing..."
New Classics: The Luau Portable Lamp
Lasting all night on a single charge, this modern lantern offers a movable feast of light for a patio, balcony or campsite
"feast of light for a patio, balcony or campsite... This LED fixture gives off six to 10 hours of light on a full charge, and it can... designers, landscape architects and photographers can't resist. Even more irresistible... extra light indoors. There are no messy wires, dangerous flames or handfuls nonr... Like this light, can see lots of potential.... lamp uses LED lights and is dimmable, which means you can set the lighting to fit your..."
Spring Patio Fix-Ups: 6 Ways to Light Your Outdoor Room
Let the good times roll well into the evening with string lights, sconces, pendants and more to illuminate your patio or deck
"string lights, sconces, pendants and more to illuminate your patio or deck... right lighting. From subtle landscape lighting and string lights that cast a soft... Christmas light. The new candles with led lights that work with a remote control are... porch light. Then I plugged in a string of lights that i ran around the eaves of... could add lights to apartment patios. We also use those on our security lights to run..."
Guest Picks: Outdoor Lighting for Summer Nights
Layer your light sources on the deck or in the garden with lanterns, string lights, fire pits and more
"your light sources on the deck or in the garden with lanterns, string lights, fire... Outdoor lights, while often overlooked, can make a world of difference in creating... These lighting picks give you plenty of options to brighten any occasion, from large... tio-Lighting I love the globe lights and so many of the lights shown here! I love... lot of light. Pier 1 has a LED umbrella light that's similar to the one shown and..."
The 3 Ingredients of a Magical Night Garden
Conjure an enchanting scene with luminous plants and lighting that evokes just the right level of landscape mystery
"plants and lighting that evokes just the right level of landscape mystery... garden lighting, we can have our own magical night gardens. As the light fades, some... of of light to highlight plants or a tree — plants seem to just soak up light. Uplights... white or light-colored flowers to reflect any light, natural or artificial. But the... play of light and dark on the trimmed shapes created by the clever lighting. Perhaps..."
Great Design Plant: Southern Live Oak Offers an Unbeatable Canopy
Keep it dense or prune it for more light. No matter how you grow Quercus virginiana, it’s a majestic addition to its native landscape
"for more light. No matter how you grow Quercus virginiana, it’s a majestic addition... humid-landscape-add-tropical-flair-with-air-plants Loyd001- in my experience, the... Florida landscape fairly depressing because most of it is scrub or palms... two items... in more light. The open canopy will allow more light into the garden beds on the ground... Needs only light watering for a few years after transplanting to help it establish; once..."
Great Design Plant: Red-Hot Poker
You'll carry a torch for these spiky plants once you discover how their fiery-hued flowers can light up a landscape
Round Out Your Home and Garden With Spheres
Circular pillows, spheres as art and rounded lighting fixtures are just a few ways to add graceful curves to any decor or landscape
"rounded lighting fixtures are just a few ways to add graceful curves to any decor or... or landscape... as a light fixture or even on the wall, here are a few of our favorite ways to... chrome light fixture is a fabulous touch to this modern room. The spherical shape..."
Great Design Plant: Helianthus Maximiliani Attracts Beneficial Insects
Maximilian sunflower’s striking yellow flowers light up the fall landscape and attract pollinators and beneficial insects at a crucial time
"flowers light up the fall landscape and attract pollinators and beneficial insects... brown landscape. A caution: don't a plant attracting any stinging thing on a driveway... clay-loam soilLight requirement: Full sunMature size: 3 to 10 feet tall and 3 feet wideBenefits... naturalized landscapes where fall color is needed. It also works well as a backdrop in..."
Patio of the Week: Water and Fire Mingle in a Canadian Front Yard
If the illuminated moat winding through this Ontario patio doesn't dazzle you, the 8-foot-wide fireplace will
"dazzling LED lighting scheme create comfortable zones for lounging and entertaining... their landscaping, given the vagaries our climate, wondering how they managed the... elevations, lighting plans and custom designs for all the features. We worked very closely... unique light show. Robin, the marble in the power room is call "Marble Cipolino"... front yard landscaping that is definitely a feature. Other homes may have larger lots..."
Nightfall Brings a Dutch Urban Garden to Life
White blossoms and well-planned lighting allow an Amsterdam couple to relax and entertain in their garden after work
"well-planned lighting allow an Amsterdam couple to relax and entertain in their garden after... transforms the landscape. Though we’re drawn to it, dusk usually signals that it’s time to... linger. Landscape designer Arjan Boekel was hired to transform an unused back patio... outdoor lighting.More: The 3 Ingredients of a Magical Night Garden..."
Great Garden Combo: 5 High-Intensity Plants for High-Intensity Sun
Blend bold foliage and flowers to create a powerful combination that will hold its own even in the harsh light of midsummer
"just won Landscape Designer of the Year through APLD, Association of Professional Landscape... Cording Landscape Design, my deer completely ignore two huge swathes of Rudbeckia.... to lowLight requirement: Full sunMature size: 10 to 15 feet tall and wide; 6 feet... t: LowLight requirement: Full sun or partial shadeMature size: 2 to 3 feet tall and... to lowLight requirement: Full sunMature size: 4 to 7 feet tall and 3 to 6 feet wide..."
Ditch Shade Garden Gloom the Tropical Way
Has your shade garden strayed too far to the dark side? Help it see the light with tropical bulbs, ground covers and even houseplants
"see the light with tropical bulbs, ground covers and even houseplants... AHBH Landscape Architecture has set a stage than can be easily dismantled before... to the landscape as well. Every single texture in the photo here is provided by a... mixed light on the side of a house that abruptly shifts between full shade and direct... in more light by hiring an arborist to thin branches and remove any undesirable trees..."