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Stuart Nathaniel Parnham

Low voltage garden lighting is an amazing way to transform the garden space we love and appreciate, often where keen garden enthusiasts put such a lot of care and attention into their home garden, they want to continue to experience an outdoor dwelling after the sun goes down. A garden without lighting will always be an extension of our indoor space, so why not manage the outdoor lighting as responsibly as we do with our indoor lighting.

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K. Donovan

Thank you so much for this information. We have done nothing with our garden yet - since moving in five years ago, so long overdue - and had no idea where to start with lighting. We know the layout that we want and what will go where and this article has given us invaluable advice for planning the lighting around that. Now we might actually get round to making a start. Loved the photos too.

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June Walsh

I think a subtle small amount of lighting can be very effective. In fact there are lots of solar powered/battery options available at good prices. However, do bear in mind there are laws about light pollution and your neighbours may not want your light filtering into their garden. We had this issue with an over lit neighbours garden (designed by their gardener) including flashing lights that got left on all night and disturbed our sleep. Also as mentioned night time insects, bats etc. need dark. Keep it simple and subtle and low level, less is more.

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