Include Solar Water Features in Your Springtime Garden Plans

foxboro_water_gardenIf you’re looking for a way to add sound and movement to your garden this year, don’t forget about water features. Whether you’re thinking about adding a new pond or a stand-alone feature, solar powered fountains and pumps are a great way to do so without a lot of expense.

Here’s some resources that may convince you that adding water to your garden, terrace or balcony is a lot easier than you think. Continue reading

Winter Blues? Get Springy with It by Buying Before Seasonal Prices Rise

Don’t know about you, but I’ve had enough of Winter 2013/2014. To over a bit of winter blues, I planted some seeds and dahlia bulbs to get a jump on Spring.

YouTube ChannelI also took looked at the stored solar garden products and thought that maybe some videos of popular solar lights and garden products will remind you: Spring really is just around the corner!

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How to Clean Solar Water Fountains or Birdbath Fountains Safelye

See a Hint of Green? Time to CleanHint of Green, Time to Clean

If you stay on top of algae and other unpleasant things in your fountain by rinsing it out thoroughly when you change or add water, your chances of a full-blown algae bloom are reduced.

In hot weather though, fountains or fountain / birdbaths that are used by lots of birds or placed where lots of plant debris get in the fountain, algae can sneak up on you quickly

Here’s our detailed recommendation of how to clean out nasty algae, mineral scale, leave debris, seed coverings and bird “whatever” without damaging the fountain or harming your backyard birds, other wildlife pets and curious children. And: without harsh chemicals: just hot water, a hose, dish soap and elbow grease. Continue reading

Solar Lighting Tips

Each week our sister site,, posts tips about solar lighting.

Some tips address how to get the most from solar lighting at different times of the year. Others discuss the attributes of different types of solar lights and other solar products, including what to look for to get the most for your money.

Many of these tips are directly from or have been the Understanding Solar Lighting page of

Based on customer requests, we now will be listing all Solar Tips of the Week on this site

Video: Learn About Solar Water Foutains

Today, there are solar water fountains in almost every style you can imagine. This video shows some of the many looks solar fountains can give you, and also reviews the different technology available.

We hope this helps you pick a water fountain perfect for your garden or outdoor living area, and which ones will operate the way you want!

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Solar Lighting Spring Checkup and Quick Tips for Best Performance


So many of us are finally tasting a very late spring and moving solar lights from storage to landscapes.

Luckier folks have been enjoying the outside and may  notice solar lights and other garden products just ain’t what they used to be.

Here’s some of the top problems along with how to avoid them, how to fix them (if possible), and when the fix just isn’t worth the cost or effort.

A bit of your time will mean a huge jump start for most most solar lighting fixtures or other solar products.

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SolarFlairLighting: Smart Solutions for Solar Lighting and More!

Smart Solutions for Solar Lighting and More! is the blog for, uses its What’s New page as a mini-online newsletter to keep customers up-to-date with the latest news about our store and products, solar lighting technology, and other information relative to renewable energy, as well as online shopping tips and more.

Along with links to articles on this blog, our What’s New page highlights new commercial strength solar lighting for security, new solar water features, and hints at products that will be coming up soon as many companies release their spring line of solar products.


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This Spring, Bring Solar Water Features into Your Garden!

The heart of any garden is the plants, but water features can make the different between ordinary gardens and real show stoppers. Whether you want simple features like birdbaths or small fountains, or a full-scale pond water garden, there are many solar products available.

And why go solar? Note: we’ve updated this this post and moved it to our store’s onsite blog, since we will soon discontinue this blog and replace it with a new one that addresses a far wider range of topics.

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