If you’re like me, then you enjoy spending time outside at night, whether it’s entertaining friends on the deck or having drinks on the front porch watching the world go by. Outdoor lighting helps to make this a more pleasant experience. I found that by adding a few solar lights around the home, I could enjoy being outside my home at night. Solar spot lights are some of the easiest types of lights to get you started with your outdoor lighting.
There are a number of ways you can use solar powered spot lights around your gardens and outdoor areas. When placed in your gardens they can highlight your favorite plants and trees, or be used to light up your garden ornaments. You can use them to add light to your driveway or walkways, so they are safer to use at night. Place them in pot plants or gardens beside your entrance to light they way to your front door. They are also great around your deck, patio or porch for additional lighting for your outdoor dining and entertaining areas.
Solar powered lights are a great way to improve your outdoor lighting that is quick and simple. These lights don’t need electricity so there are no electrical wires to connect. This makes them easy to install by yourself. They are low maintenance because they are automatic, turning on and off as needed. They are also eco friendly because they use the free energy of the sunlight for their power.
You can start with this great Amir Solar Spotlight to place in your garden. It uses a bright LED bulb that produces a large light beam. It is a simple, single fixture made of durable black plastic that you just push into the ground or you can wall mount it if you prefer. It is waterproof and heatproof and will automatically turn on at sunset and turn off at sunrise. It will last 8-10 hours on a single charge. These are ideal if you just want to place a few lights here and there.
If you are looking to put a few solar spot lights in the one area then this Urpower 2-in-1 Solar Spotlight pack is a good choice. These can be placed in the ground or wall mounted also. They are fully adjustable so you can direct the light wherever you want it to go.
For something a little unique, that will blend into the surroundings you can try this Garden Solar Rock Light. This outdoor solar spot light is embedded into the ‘rock’ with the solar panel on the top. The realistic stone finish allows it to blend into your garden during the day, and it will provide light well into the night. No installation needed, just pick it up and and move it around until it’s in the right spot.
These are some of the best solar spot lights you can add to your gardens and outdoor areas to enhance your home. If you want some more information on solar lights before you decide what to buy, you can find out about the advantages of solar energy and how best to use solar powered garden lights around your home.