How To Use Solar-Powered Features In Your Garden

There’s no doubt that solar lighting is your best option in the case of the garden or yard or outdoor spaces in general. But then there comes the difficult part of using solar-powered lighting out here and deciding where and how to place them or selecting the right type for the right task. In addition, there are also lots of other solar-powered features you can use in the garden.

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Make a solar-powered table lamp to light up your garden seating area. You can make it from a regular table lamp. Snip off the electric cord at the base of the lamp, pull out the remaining cord and cut it off at the base of the socket. Then replace the bulb with a solar light.{found on houzz}.

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Light up the garden pathway with sun bricks. Alternate them with traditional bricks and create interesting designs. They’ll make the outdoor areas safer and more enjoyable.

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Use a solar-powered rain barrel pump system to irrigate your garden. No electrical outlet is required and it’s all simple and practical. A great way to save energy and to harvest the power of the sun for something useful.

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Decorate the garden with solar globe lamps. They look a bit like giant dandelions and the best part is you can make them yourself using plumbing pipes and fixtures, solar landscaping lights, inflatable plastic balls, decoupage liquid, string or twine and a marker.

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Of course, let’s not forget about the solar-powered roof panels. You can use them for your garden shed since it’s difficult to power it up with electricity anyway. The shed can double as a garage.

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But you don’t need any fancy lighting to make your garden or yard look beautiful. Just use those simple solar-powered landscaping lights to do that. It’s all a matter of knowing where and how to use them. Mix them with your plants for beautiful visual effects.