If 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 →
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 →
Each week our sister site, SolarFlairLighting.com, 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.
SolarLightingSmart.com is the blog for SolarFlairLighting.com, 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.
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.