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Choosing the Right Patio Lighting

Nov 11, 2012 | Gardens, Patios

No landscaping job is complete without patio lighting to enhance the view. Not only is patio lighting important in making your yard look elegant, it helps keep your yard safer as well. It is important to choose the right type of patio lighting.


Low Voltage Landscape Lighting

Low voltage landscape lighting has many benefits like solar lighting; they are simply powered in a different way.  With low voltage landscape lighting you do have the benefit of them always lighting up since they do not depend on an outside source such as sunlight. This ensures that they are always working at night time. You may want to consider that they will have cords that have to be hidden. These can be buried or covered depending on your preference and landscaping area. These do use electricity so depending on how many you have and what type, you will see a bit of usage on your power bill.

Each type of patio lighting can have many styles and types of lighting to choose from. There are lights that enhance the look of your walkway, trees, gardens and more. All you have to decide is the look that fits your lifestyle best. Whether you want your beautiful flower garden on display or you want a walkway that is safe to use at night; patio lighting will enhance the view and ensure that your landscaping is seen in a whole new light.

If you live in Montgomery County, Maryland or Northwest, Washington, DC, when you are ready to plan your landscaping design and want to add patio lighting to make it really stand out, just contact us and let us help you beautify your yard.

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About the Author

Matt Johnson grew up in a family of landscapers and gardeners as the grandson of Raymond Johnson (Founder, 1933, Johnson's Florist and Garden Center) and son of James and Carol Johnson (Founders, 1960, Johnson's Landscaping Service, Inc.). Since 2007, he has led Johnson's Landscaping Service with his brother, Charlie.  Matt and his wife Jaime live in Petworth in Northwest DC with their 3 sons and 2 big dogs.

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