10 best outdoor lighting
Keep your garden aglow on summer nights with lanterns, baubles and even solar-powered hens
As the nights get warmer, it’s an excuse to spend as much time outside as possible in the garden, on the balcony or deck. We’ve been on the hunt for outdoor lighting for all sorts of spaces.
These days solar technology combined with LED lighting is common, but the quality can vary hugely. Likewise, there are lots of decorative lights that will add interest to your space but might not be up to much in the illumination stakes. We think we’ve found a range – both solar and mains-powered and from strings of party lights to retro-inspired wall lighting – that will brighten up your outdoor area.
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If you’re having a party, London Garden Trading’s bauble lights are a colourful addition that will work just as well in winter as they do in summer (unlike a lot of solar offerings). For high-quality LED and solar lighting that will keep your space bright, you can’t go wrong with Philips myGarden range. For a special wall light, Fritz Fryer’s range is particularly smart.
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