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Illuminate the garden path with solar lamps - 4 creative ideas


In addition to beds and seating areas, garden paths also include garden paths. To prevent them from tripping over in the dark, it is advisable to illuminate them with solar lamps.

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Who does not know that: you want to quickly go to the back of the garden and you will find yourself in the green areas. Funny, was there a garden path somewhere ?! Well, in the dark it can be quite difficult not to get off the right track. Therefore, it is always advisable to illuminate the garden path properly. If you are now afraid of high electricity costs, you can calm down immediately. After all, there are umpteen solar lamps that can be used to illuminate garden paths. Here you can even get really creative and set small highlights. Our ideas will tell you how.

Why choose solar lamps?

The advantages of solar lamps are obvious. You do not need electricity (you can read how at www.feelgreen.de), can be used anywhere in the garden flexibly and you do not need any technical knowledge to install it in the garden. You only have to observe a few important notes. According to www.lampenwelt.de it is e.g. It is important that you point the solar module towards the south so that as many hours of sunshine as possible can be used. It also makes sense to use products with summer and winter operation. Incidentally, there are even solar lamps with an integrated motion detector. And all without laying cables and without high electricity costs! Great, is not it?

So you can illuminate your garden paths without electricity

1. classic solar lamps:

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First of all, of course, you can fall back on the classics, i.e. solar lamps with earth spikes. These are already available in a wide variety of shapes and colors. Even in the form of figures. What is allowed here and what suits the garden style is allowed.

2. Solar light chains:

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Another nice option are solar light chains. If you have laid out the garden path like a kind of avenue, then of course solar light chains come into their own here. They look romantic and still provide enough light. Fairy lights should not only find their place in trees and bushes during Christmas.

3. Solar light stones:

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If you have created a garden path made of pebbles, you can also distribute solar light stones in between. It looks totally funny when single stones suddenly light up on the way in the dark. However, these stones serve less as lighting and more as a guide.

4. Solar step plates / floor recessed spotlights:

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Personally, I also find it nice to have solar step plates or solar floor recessed spotlights. They also illuminate the garden path wonderfully. However, it is best to integrate them into the garden path while you are creating it. This is the easiest. Retrofitting is a bit more difficult, but of course feasible. Nevertheless, I would always recommend installing solar floor recessed spotlights directly.


Running through the garden in the dark is no longer a problem thanks to solar lamps. And best of all: you don't have to lay any cables! It couldn't be easier. So solar lamps are perfect for the garden. You can also replace them with other models at any time and thus ensure a fresh breeze in the garden. Sometimes you can rely on modern light columns, sometimes on mosaic solar balls and sometimes on luminous solar garden figures. Let off steam and let your garden appear in a completely different light as you please. You can find more clever ideas for garden lighting without electricity here.