Garden Lighting Provides Night-Time Treat for Gardeners.

Come the early nights and the savvy gardener illuminates any good garden design with a built-in lighting program. A well thought out subtle lighting system can provide evening and security garden lighting treat throughout the year.

Garden Lighting Provides Night-Time Treat for Gardeners.

Similarly the garden plants need for dormancy, take their lead from the subdued lighting that precedes the Autumn fall. Nature lays the path that plants and animals follow and even us gardener’s often found working from sunrise till sunset must remember to take time to treat ourselves to some rest and recuperate.

The change towards winter season that effects all living things, also signifies the need for downtime in our lives. This need not mean that our essential garden paths and costly garden features cannot be brought back to life with built-in LED garden light fittings.

The only problem this leaves is how to choose from the attractive range of in-ground garden lights that are on offer. In-ground lights provide a stylish pre considered concept of garden lighting, however from a Head gardeners point of view consider the functionality of bulb changing and the need for regular repairs.

When budgeting for garden light fittings take into account that periodic maintenance and repairs along with bulb replacement add towards all increased lighting costs.

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Stephen Pryce-Lea

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Award winning, 40 something year old professional plantsman and horticulturalist with National Trust, private parks and estate management background. My vast plant knowledge and hands on techinical experience, afforded me the opportunity to work in various horticultural landscapes, in the UK, USA & Eastern Europe. Having worked in both garden retail & the design service industry gave me the practical diversity and managerial skill set, required for running a large prestigious gardens and stately homes. I strongly believe knowledge is to be shared and have worked closely with people and staff of all ages and abilities keen to develop their passion for gardening, including groups of children, special needs and adults. I have hosted guided walks, talks and tours for those keen to learn about cultivated and wild plants, garden development, history and design. As an member of the NNCPG and National Trust, I am actively involved in the preservation of several important plant collections both in public and private gardens throughout the UK. “It’s a beautiful thing when a career and a passion grow together, in a garden it’s paradise” Follow @IGrowHort on GardenTags. Stephen is passionate about gardening as Head Gardener with a team of ten staff he manages a prestigious Cheshire country estate of 55 acres, inc wild flower meadows, woodland, organic kitchen and formal gardens. Follow Stephen today”

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