Solar lighting, though once a fashion statement is now being considered a necessity. There is a collective understanding on the importance of the fact that energy is a fast depleting natural resource. When you use solar garden lighting, there are a few things you should keep in mind to get the best out of your fixtures.
Placement of your lights is the most important. Place the panels or the cells out where they get maximum exposure to the Sun. This way they will remain bright for a large part of the night. Considering the size of the area you are going to illuminate, invest in bigger cells. Consider investing in those fixtures that come with sensors. This will allow for them to turn off automatically when there they are not specifically in use.
The advantage of solar garden lighting is that you get them in a multitude of shapes, sizes and colors. Scan your landscape to see which areas would best do with some enhancement. For example, spot lights would look great on top of those spots in your garden that hold your prize roses. It could also be placed to highlight your bird house or even your outdoor pond.
Think of decorative fairy lights or string light versions for accents. String lights are also available as bee lights, ladybird lights as well as hedgehog and frog lights. All of these are shaped such to accent your garden in just the right manner. There are also several other beautifully colored fixtures like solar garden globes in shades of midnight, aqua, and even in the colors of the sunset. You can bring the best of Nature into your own personal space. What works in favor of these fixtures is that they give a boost to your existing outdoor décor. Path lights that are used for the driveway and the patio could be chosen in hanging or floor embedded varieties depending on which way you would like it.
Solar garden lighting is easy to install and in most cases you don’t have to worry about calling in the experts. The lack of complex wiring components makes it easy. It is also an easy and safe option when you have boisterous children and hyperactive pets at home. It is also an extremely safe option to have when the elderly at home decide to take stroll in your garden.
Getting the best out of your solar garden lighting is just a matter of choosing the right models and placing them in the right places all around.