LED solar garden lights are getting better all the time. They are brighter, last longer, and are more efficient than the solar landscape lights of the past, and they come in a greater variety than ever before as well. Select which kind of solar garden light you are interested in below or keep reading to find out more about these great solar powered landscaping lights.
What LED Solar Garden Lights Have to Offer
If you entertain outdoors at all, LED solar garden lights will enhance the experience for all who attend. Landscaping shows off your garden and lawn areas, and the lighting helps to bring out whatever areas you like. You can also add large rocks and other natural items to decorate your lawn area, and select the areas you will light up, to show off your lawn and patio area to its best.
A solar fountain is a lovely addition to any patio or garden area. You will want to properly light your fountain so that it becomes the focal point of your lawn at night, as well as during the daylight hours.
Many homeowners use landscape lights to show off the favorite parts of their own lawn and garden area. The area will look even more well-groomed with lights placed strategically around the area. All of the work that you put into your landscaping will be that much more appreciated if it is highlighted by solar light during the evening and night time hours.
There are other ways to light your patio and garden than solar, of course, but solar lights provide the most economical lighting alternative, and they work as efficiently as electric lights do. They will add wonderful lighting to the area without the expense that electric lights would cost.
Solar lights are also much easier to install than conventional electric lawn lighting. You won’t have to mess with wires, or making sure that the wires are placed out of the way. Solar lights can be mounted or staked into the ground, and some can even be hung on trees in your garden, or on the exterior of your home.
Maintenance-free Solar Garden Lights
Once they are installed, solar lights are fairly maintenance free and they don’t cost anything to run. In order to provide maximum light, however, you will need them installed in an area that isn’t shady during the daylight hours – otherwise, they may only come on for a short time in the evening, or not at all. Be sure that you note the position of the sun during the changing seasons, too. An area that receives full sun in one season may be shaded in another.
Solar lights work well to light walkways up to your home, whether they are in front of or behind your house. They can also highlight a favorite tree or shrub or other garden spot. If you need lights for an area that is fully shaded, you may have to install a solar panel somewhere else, possibly on your roof, or another area that receives full sunlight. This will be more expensive, however, so it’s more economical to use LED solar garden lights, if you can.