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How To: Light up your garden

We might be heading into the last days of summer soon but that doesn’t mean that we can’t spend them outdoors - double up the fun with these cost-effective and sustainable lighting ideas. 

Solar jars




These solar jars are readily available from shops and are the perfect solution in our sunny country. Pop them outside to soak-up the sun during the day and watch as they are transformed into nifty lights as the sun starts to set!

The power of solar



Jars not your thing? Then the more traditional looking solar powered lights might just be what you have been looking for! These affordable lights are perfect to light up those dark corners where installing cables and wires are not option. They come in various sizes and designs, so no matter what your taste you will be sure to find just what you are looking for! 

Keeping it in a jar



Yes, we have already covered jars but if you are more into DIY-ing it then these jar lights are just up your alley! 

Use any jar that you fancy and pop some battery-operated fairy lights in! Not only will this create a sense of magic for the younger crew, it will provide the light you need. If fairy lights aren’t your thing then you can still use jars with tea-candles. The jars will protect the flames from the wind and possibly ensure that fire accidents don’t happen. 

Battery-powered LED Lights


This is a great alternative for those spots that don’t get a lot of sun during the day. The battery powered-LED lights are readily available and sustainable, a major plus is the availability of rechargeable batteries which will also save you money! 



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