“… all the world will be in love with night
And pay no worship to the garish sun…”
–William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet
Nightscaping. Exterior Illumination. Whatever you call it, low-voltage lights can add some serious impact to your outdoor landscape. The idea to add landscape lights to our gardens germinated after I took down all of the outdoor Christmas decorations. I missed the colorful lights strung through the bushes and the glow of the floodlight on our Christmas-wreathed front door. Afterwards, the yard looked so boring—and dark! Unwilling to fork out the big bucks for a professional yard illumination, I scoured the Internet and found tons of information on how economically and easily you could accomplish this job yourself. So, I did it myself. Here’s how.
First, I took stock of the yard and determined where I wanted lights. Continue reading>