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Thursday, May 14th

Landscaping is our Middle Name

Like people, properties can sometimes need a make-over. Impress your neighbors…
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Friday, May 2nd

It's Time to Begin Preparing Your Plants for Summer

We've made it through winter (nearly) and your plants are excited to get out in the sunshine…
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Thursday, May 1st

Join us for our latest Sales

Visit our garden center to stock up on beautiful flowers to make your garden area your special…
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Why you Should Use Landscape Lighting

Why you Should Use Landscape Lighting

We do many things to add to the impressiveness of our home’s exterior, be it a fresh coat of paint, trimmed and modeled bushes and shrubs, or a well-maintained lawn. But what about at night, what can be done to improve your home when no one can see it and its intricacies?

Well, that is where landscape lighting can come into play, as they can show off all of the hard work you put into your house. That being said, there are a few reasons why you may want to invest in landscape lighting for your home. Let us take a look at the reasons why you should invest in this.

Aesthetic Appeal - Kind of a rehash of the previous statement, the lighting can add to the overall look of the house. That being said, even if it lacks in many in-depth, creative parts to it, but rather the lighting exemplifying the house in general. With some simple lighting to your house’s exterior, you can breathe some real warmth and life into it.

Light the Way - Landscape lighting will allow for more comfortable movement along paths and walkways around your house at night. This will make it easier and safer for you to navigate around your property at night. No more worrying about tripping over something or stepping on something sharp.

Reduce Insects - These light locations will do the job of pulling the attention of insects away from your house’s light sources. No more will you have to worry about being bum rushed by a bunch of bugs trying to get inside to your lamp.

Entertainment Area - These lights will allow for you to host larger parties of people at your house, all while not having to be cooped up inside.

Safety and Security - Landscape lighting and motion-sensing lights can frighten off burglars and vandals along with anyone with nefarious goals.

Proper lighting will keep people outside from seeing inside your home to help add protection and still gain a visual of anyone approach our property.

This lighting can also help dissuade animals, such as raccoons or feral dogs, from making themselves comfortable on your property.

Why you Should Use Landscape Lighting

Green Thumb

At Green Thumb, we have worked to be elite landscapers and some of the most trustworthy garden center operators in Wisconsin. If you have any questions about the role that bees play in our environment or want to know more about how they can directly impact the livelihood of your personal garden, feel free to give us a call! Call at (715) 832-4553.