Landscaping

Some Lighting Solutions for Your Garden

Posted on August 28, 2014 at 3:09 pm

A lot of garden design tries to focus upon what the garden looks like during the day, but quite a few people also enjoy spending time outside at night during hot summer days. This can be great fun, but you also want to be able to see everybody else with you, and the rest of the garden: this requires some lighting.

For providing light to your garden during night-time, you have to broad options: You can either try to fully illuminate your garden, or you could try to provide some subtle lighting so that you don’t destroy the atmosphere of being out at night-time. For the first option, this will mean getting a powerful lighting system, such as big electrical lights. For this, a popular option is to get a traditional street light and bring it into your garden. Trying to create a subtle lighting atmosphere can be done through the use of fairy lights; which is where you have a bunch of low powered lights scattered about your garden, creating a beautiful effect.

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Timber Decking – The Benefits

Posted on August 28, 2014 at 1:22 pm

Timber decking can form a decorative extension to the external living space of your house and create a beautiful transition from inside to outside. If built in a properly planned manner, it can look beautiful and actually add aesthetic value to your home. Timber decks have many applications. They can be used around dining places, pools, spas, around ponds, beneath pergolas and water features. Timber has a special and distinctive look to it, making an excellent extension that makes you think of the beautiful sceneries of the north. It is a quality material that can be used during construction and adding an extension to your home and hence, it’s ideal for decking.

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