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How to create a lighting plan for your garden

Do you want to install garden lighting, but you do not know how to start? it will be useful to make a lighting plan for your garden lighting. This helps you to organize your in-lite garden lighting in a practical and attractive way. We will explain to you how to do this by using 5 steps.

It takes more than choosing beautiful lamps to light your garden. Do you want to put the shovel in the ground, and therefore you are looking for attractive and practical lighting? The lighting plan is a useful tool as a base. You will not be faced with surprises by predetermining the light sources in your garden. Read here why it is important to make a plan when you are not convinced yet.

Create a lighting plan for a garden in 5 steps

You make the lighting plan to get an overview of the lighting in your garden. You simply do this by using five steps. The steps to follow when creating a lighting plan for your garden are:

  • Step 1: Draw your garden
  • Step 2: Think about the functional light
  • Step 3: Think about atmospheric lighting
  • Step 4: Determine the type of fixture
  • Step 5: Choose your fixtures

Step 1: Draw your garden

Making a lighting plan does not have to be complicated. It is simply marking the desired points of light on a piece of paper. Draw your garden to scale. think of elements such as trees, a pond, stairs and terrace when drawing. Don't forget flower boxes and garden furniture. you create an overview for yourself, and you can see what needs lighting by doing this.

Step 2: Think about the functional light

It is time to look at lighting once the base is completed. It is smart to think about the functional lighting of your garden in the first place. There are points that needs to be illuminated. Think of lamps at your front door, garage or a step. These lights allow you to walk safely and securely through your garden, without being faced with surprises in the dark.

Step 3: Think about atmospheric lighting

You will add more atmosphere to your garden with atmospheric garden lighting. By illuminating a tree with a ground spot, for example. This is a way to make a tree shine in the darkness. Determine what needs illumination in your garden and mark the locations that could use more atmosphere. Do not forget to add atmospheric light to your terrace and other places where you spend a lot of time.

Step 4: Determine a type of fixture

You now know where and what to illuminate by creating a lighting plan. The question is how? Do you choose wall lamps, ground spots, floor lamps, outdoor spotlights or surface-mounted lamps? You will find a wide range of in-lite garden lighting. The choice of fixtures depends on the function of the light. Standing lamps or ground spots are functional for illuminating a path. A nice advantage of outdoor spotlights is that they are easy to set and can be mounted in the roof of a veranda, for example. Do you want light from a wall? Choose wall lamps.

Step 5: Choose your fixtures

It is time for the best part now you know what kind of fixtures you want to use: choosing the fixtures. At Tuinverlichtingswinkel.nl you will find all kinds of in-lite fixtures in different styles. Choose what suits you. do you like stainless steel or aluminium? Or do you like a black, silver, grey or white fixture? Have a look at our wide range and find lighting which suits you.

Getting started with creating a lighting plan

It is time to get started now that you know what a lighting plan is and also know the functional and atmospheric garden lighting. Grab a sheet of paper, a pencil, and a rubber, so you can change a light. Now it is time to start drawing and classifying. You can easily order the garden lighting on our website. Do you have any questions about in-lite lighting? Tuinverlichtingswinkel.nl has the answers to your questions.

TIP: We are happy to help you if you have finished your drawing, and you would like some advice or help with your garden lighting plan. info@tuinverlichtingswinkel.nl or by app; 06 23 18 96 96

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