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The holidays are approaching and you are probably making plans for those holidays lights. You love hearing your neighbors and friends tell you your house is the best in the neighborhood!
How can your trees and flowers disclose their beauty in semi-darkness or darkness? You have created beauty in your yard, yet it is only seen in daylight, and even then some hide in shadows.
Edward Abbey stated “You can’t study the darkness by flooding it with light.” Yet, you can study the darkness by illuminating it with light. The key is knowing the difference between flooding and illuminating.
Some people think landscape lighting is purchasing a few floodlights so the nighttime looks like the daytime. But, then you lose the magic of the nighttime.
So, what does it mean to illuminate your landscape to study the darkness?