Irrigation & Green Industry - Landscape Lighting <![CDATA[Holiday Lighting...The Gift That Keeps on Giving - ]]> In the holiday classic, “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” Chevy Chase nearly pulls his hair out trying to get his Christmas lights to work. He grows so desperate for a solution that he winds up checking each individual bulb, one by one, for a short circuit. In the end, the entire fiasco comes down to a single indoor light switch. And when he flips that switch, the light display is so fantastic that it shuts down half the city’s power grid.]]> <![CDATA[Landscape Lighting . . . The Next Level - ]]> Few segments of the green industry have changed as much in just a handful of years as has low-voltage landscape lighting. New technology, such as digital controls and better LEDs has added a great deal of excitement to this market. It’s put more and better media into the palettes of the most creative installers and designers.]]> <![CDATA[Vista Professional Lighting Celebrates 30th Anniversary - ]]> <![CDATA[Holiday Lighting - ]]> "It's time to put the holiday lights!" That statement either warms the cockles or chills the spine, depending on your point of view. Whether it's uttered by the owner of a home or a business, it signals that there's work to be done, and someone's got to do it.]]> <![CDATA[It’s Time to Get Into Holiday Lights - ]]> In the middle of winter, landscape contractors across the country typically hit a big freeze. As temperatures dwindle downward, they frequently take landscapers’ revenues with them. Clients have less need for your services at a time when plants and turf go dormant.]]> <![CDATA[Painting with light - ]]> After the sun goes down, you can bring a landscape to life with lighting, extending the enjoyment of the outside environment of your client’s home. Landscape lighting is a soft, subtle way to make every part of the landscape canvas more dramatic.]]> <![CDATA[Landscape Lighting . . . the Power of WOW! - ]]> Your company has spent a great deal of time and energy to create the perfect landscape for your client, and their reaction is a very pleasant smile and perhaps a warm handshake. But what if you could  add just one more element that would, with the flick a switch, produce a jaw-dropping, eye-popping WOW? ]]> <![CDATA[Plug into Profits with Landscape Lighting - ...what you need to know to get started]]> The holiday season is approaching with the speed of Santa’s sleigh. Before you know it, the sound of carols will fill the crisp winter nights, and the familiar smell of Christmas trees will permeate the air. ]]> <![CDATA[Nightlighting: Create Ambience and Atmosphere - ]]> When you hear the word "staycation," does a little light go off in your outdoor light, perhaps? ]]> <![CDATA[Painting with Light - ]]> When an artist paints a picture, or a photographer takes an exceptional photograph, the play of light and shadows are almost as important as the subject matter, sometimes even more so. You are taken in by the way the light hits an object, or the shadow almost hides it. In the same way, lighting “paints” a home’s landscape after dark, creating a picture that lights up the night. Shadows, colors and lights all work harmoniously to shape the canvas, illuminating what was once dark. Landscape lighting allows the homeowner many more hours to enjoy their investment, and is good for everyone’s bottom line. ]]> <![CDATA[Night Lighting Tips & Techniques - Capturing Nature's Beauty at Night]]> ]]> <![CDATA[The New Generation of Landscape Lighting - ]]> <![CDATA[Dreaming of a Bright Holiday Season - ]]> It’s a time of year when people see smiles everywhere they go, when everyone makes an effort to be friendlier. The holiday spirit gives us warm, fuzzy feelings inside, like a hug from grandma, or receiving a child’s handmade gift. ]]> <![CDATA[Step Into the Spotlight: Be a Landscape Lighting Star - ]]> It’s important to know how to take advantage of a good thing. When Scott Driscoll of Driscoll’s Landscaping, Mullica Hill, New Jersey, noticed the amount of development in the Mullica Hill area, he moved his entire business there – not to mention his entire family. “It looked like a good thing,” he says. “I wanted to follow the work.” ]]> <![CDATA[Holiday Light - Making a White Christmas Green - ]]> More and more, landscape and maintenance contractors are adding winter services to their offerings to keep them working during what is traditionally considered the off-seas ]]> <![CDATA[The Magic of Landscape Lighting - ]]> Think back to the first time you remember seeing fireflies on a warm summer night. It was magic. It’s the magic of moonlight glimmering on a still lake, of a small oil lantern glowing at your campsite.]]> <![CDATA[Holiday Lighting A colorful Addition to Your Business - ]]> My parents put up Christmas lights every November. It was a necessity, you see, because my parents said there was no way Santa Claus could land at our house if his runway wasn’t properly illuminated. ]]> <![CDATA[Lighting the Landscape:A Bright Idea - ]]> Ambiance is that special atmosphere or mood created by a particular environment. This is the goal of landscape lighting, along with safety and security issues. ]]> <![CDATA[Lighting for the Holidays - ]]> <![CDATA[Techniques for Landscape Lighting - ]]>