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Incorporate Lighting Into Your Landscaping

landscaping lightingIncorporate Lighting Into Your Landscaping

If you’re not quite ready to give up those backyard barbeques and parties, don’t worry. The days are still long during the fall, although you will probably need to add some lighting to your landscaping in order to sit outside and chat with your friends and family long into the night. Let’s look at some possibilities for landscape lighting during the fall.

Lighting Options For Your Backyard Landscaping

Here in Myrtle Beach, the evenings are still warm so there is a lot you can do to still enjoy that grill, even if it is darker a lot earlier. Here are some great lighting options for your backyard landscape.

Tiki Torches

Tiki torches are a cozy way to provide light and keep the bugs at bay too. Mosquitoes don’t really die off until the frost begins, so you can use citronella fuel to burn your tiki torches. It does a good job of repelling mosquitoes. Keep in mind that any time you burn live flame torches, there’s a possibility for accidents, so take great caution in making sure they are safely planted so they don’t get tipped over or catch foliage on fire.


You can also use citronella candles to keep bugs away, but like the torches; you want to make absolutely certain they are sitting on stable surfaces, away from children. You can use groups of small candles on a table to create ambiance and warm lighting. Hanging candles are also another great option if you have lots of trees. It’s a romantic way to bring cozy warmth to your backyard or garden.

Call In The Pros

If you really want some bang for your buck for that outdoor event, call in a landscaping professional. They have tons of ideas and experience both with design and installing lighting for your backyard. They also know how to create all the landscape lighting you need without the danger of open flames or the need to run around replacing battery operated lanterns on the tables.

There is so much you can do outdoors well into the fall! Even though the sun is going down earlier, there are still many warm, comfortable evenings. Don’t let your party die down just because the sun goes down! The beautiful thing about darker evenings is the opportunity to use landscape lighting Charleston to create drama and beauty long into the night. People always feel more beautiful in soft lighting, the same way you would at a candlelight dinner. So let a landscaping professional help you highlight the most beautiful areas of your backyard and stretch out those endless summer nights well into the autumn! For more information on landscape lighting or other ways to incorporate your landscape design into your backyard party, give us a call today at Porter Hayes Landscaping LLC. You can also leave your comments or suggestions below—we’d love to hear from you.

Call Porter Hayes Landscaping LLC if you need the help of landscaping professionals in installing the right landscape lighting in your yard. 

Porter Hayes Landscaping LLC
Charleston, SC 29419
(843) 532-3270

Porter Hayes Landscaping LLC
2170 Bees Ferry Rd #3 Charleston SC 29419