Springtime is all about sunshine and new life. As your yard begins to come back to life in the warmer weather, you’re going to be putting a lot of work into sprucing up your landscape. This should include some updated landscape lighting to highlight all of your hard work in the evening hours. It will also add a unique, fresh element to your landscaping that will help it stand out from the other houses on your block.
Here are our top recommendations for lighting up your yard this spring.
Light Up the Path
Placing lights along your walkway is a great way to make your home feel warm and welcoming, even after the sun has gone down. There are many different options available for lighting up your walkways, from solar-powered lanterns to electric strands of lights. You can also use different colored bulbs to add some color and whimsy to your landscape.
Whichever you choose, lining your paths in this way will help to guide visitors to your door. It also makes it safer for them to walk along your pathways at night, as they’ll be able to see where they’re placing their feet and are less likely to trip over any unevenness in the paving.
Highlight a Focal Point
Choosing a focal point in each room of your home can be an important element of interior design. Doing the same on the exterior of your home can help to make your landscaping really stand out and greatly improve your home’s curb appeal. So take a look at your yard and decide which elements you would want to highlight. This may be a beautiful, flowering tree or well-manicured flowerbed.
Once you find a good focal point, you can light it up with landscape lighting, drawing attention to one of the most beautiful elements of your yard even when the sun goes down. This shows off your home at all hours of the day.
Add Some Fairy Lights
You might think that strands of twinkling lights are only for the holidays, but you’d be wrong. When used appropriately, strands of lights can add a beautiful “fairy light” effect to your yard that’s perfect for spring and summer. For example, you can string these lights above your patio and give the area a glowing canopy that’s perfect for evening gatherings in the backyard.
It adds a fairy tale element to any yard that is great no matter what time of year it may be. Even on cloudy nights, you’ll have a “starry” sky above you as you relax on your porch or patio.
If you want to try out any of these landscape lighting techniques, contact our landscaping experts.