Landscaping Tips: Benefits of Outdoor Lighting

How to give your outdoor living space and landscaping new life with outdoor lighting.

 Outdoor lighting is often one of the most overlooked elements of landscaping. Whether it’s a newly lit walkway, a few strategically placed flood lights, or mood lighting on a porch or deck, the effects of light and reflection can transform the ordinary into extraordinary.

But there’s more to outdoor lighting than just ambiance. There are lots of benefits to incorporating a variety of lighting elements into your landscape and hardscape. Here are some of our top landscaping tips and benefits for outdoor lighting.

  • Illuminating your home’s exterior can enhance the overall appearance of your property year round.
  • Improving your outdoor aesthetic can also increase property value.
  • Highlighting architectural features, along with beautiful plants or trees, will increase curb appeal.
  • Well-it gathering areas around your home ensures your family and friends longer outdoor enjoyment time.
  • Whether you have a fire pit, patio, porch, walkways or recreational areas, strategic lighting will increase the time your family and friends can enjoy evening events and activities.
  • Lighting your property provides safety and security value.
  • Outdoor landscape lighting deters intruders and vandals when they are looking for targets.
  • Landscape lighting can prevent potential accidents in areas of darkness or uneven ground around your home.
  • Pathway lights provide visibility, protection and elegance.
  • Lighting can deter unwanted pests and animals that can potentially damage your lawn and landscape.
  • Motion-sensing lights are not only energy-efficient, they can serve as security alerts for potential intruders or unannounced visitors.

Our approach to outdoor lighting

All Seasons Landscape considers a number of factors when it comes to creating and implementing outdoor lighting designs, including seasonal changes, plant growth material and property structure. Whether you have a private residence or a public commercial space, All Seasons Landscape can provide high-end superior lighting and installation to those in Indianapolis and surrounding communities. Call today for a free lighting consultation and estimate.

It’s Fall: Time to Turn On the Lights!

Outdoor Lighting installation IndianapolisAn Indiana Fall is the perfect time to enjoy outdoor activities, especially in your own backyard. As Indianapolis homeowners increasingly turn their ordinary lawns into functional, outdoor living spaces, the need for attractive and effective lighting becomes that much more important.
Outdoor living spaces, which are usually in the form of kitchens, entertainment areas and fire pits, are all the rage, and being able to enjoy those spaces after dark is a must. We can help you with your outdoor landscape lighting needs while improving visibility, ambiance and safety.
When it comes to improving your outdoor lighting, here are just some of the important elements to consider:
Path Lighting: Path lights not only accentuate walkways, but can also be used on low level foliage or flower beds to add extra dimensions. Color filters are another creative way to emphasize certain hues with foliage or hardscapes, and can be adjusted to compliment changing seasons and temperatures.

Safety: When outdoor living areas are properly illuminated, family members and guests are able to safely enjoy your property at night without fear of falling over obstacles or missing a step.

Usability: Even as the shorter daylight hours are upon us, your parties and outdoor gatherings can go on as long as you want them to when your outdoor areas are properly illuminated.

Boundary Lighting: Illuminating your property line – maybe a line of bushes or trees – with small lighting fixtures can subtly highlight the edges of your lawn and expand your nighttime living space.

Showing Off:  A little mood lighting goes a long way in accentuating special features of your home, like architectural elements, beautiful plants or trees, ponds, fountains and special gathering areas.

There are so many different options to meet your outdoor lighting needs and personal budget. Give Indianapolis based All Seasons a call! We’d love to tell you about them.