Lighting Features and Fine Gardening for Your Tampa Bay Property

The nuanced details of a property are what differentiate it from another. It is often the subtle touch that elevates one to stand out amongst the many, whether the property is commercial or residential. All too often, landscapes fail to reach their full potential simply because attention to detail is lacking.

For many businesses and homeowners, missing out on the particulars and subsequently not reaching the full potential of their property prevents them from capitalizing on substantial benefits. Thankfully, reversing this trend to reap the advantages of a premier landscape is easy.

By opting for the right lighting features and embracing fine gardening for your Tampa Bay property, you can maximize the potential of your landscape and enjoy the positive results. Read on for insight into how emphasizing these two essential elements of your property can help you experience some valuable benefits.

Safety and Security

Whether you are arriving home after a night out or have your customers’ best interests in mind, the thoughtful placement of outdoor lighting can provide everyone with valuable peace of mind. In other words, those who are supposed to be on the property will feel more comfortable, while any ne’er-do-wells will be discouraged from doing anything negative.

Perimeter lighting is a good start if you wish to improve the security of your property, but there is far more to comprehensive lighting. Consider where people frequent at your business or home, such as walkways, entryways, social areas, and parking lots, then add adequate lighting to all of them.

Enhanced Aesthetics

If you have a clear vision for your property’s appearance in mind, you probably know how you wish to integrate lighting to achieve that goal. If you are unfamiliar with lighting or do not have a detailed idea of the aesthetic you desire for your property, however, you will want some assistance in filtering through the seemingly endless options.

Working with a fine gardening expert to ensure your lighting and the other fine gardening details of your property enhance the aesthetics of your home or business, thereby attracting the right type of attention is key. From highlighting natural and artificial features to directing visitors to the right areas to facilitating outdoor activities after nightfall, lighting is an aesthetic and functional element of landscaping that cannot be overlooked.

Monetary Savings

Even if your property already has lighting installed in all the right places, there is a possibility you and your property could benefit from evaluating the type of lighting being used. Outdated electrical elements, including incandescent bulbs, can cost you more money than necessary and be more susceptible to problems.

By replacing your old technology with new technology, specifically LED light fixtures, you can experience significant savings in the long run. LED bulbs require 80% less energy than iridescent bulbs and last up to 100,000 hours. This means a lower power bill and less frequent bulb replacements, both of which save you money.

LED lights also come in a variety of shapes, colors, and brightness levels, giving you tremendous control over the appearance of the lighting on your property.

Increased Property Value

A thoughtfully organized property is a valuable property. Taking the initiative to work with an experienced fine gardener and design a lighting system that works flawlessly with your landscape can elevate your home or commercial property to the upper echelons of property value. In other words, you are maximizing the potential of your landscape, making it inherently more valuable.

This is especially true when the lighting upgrades you make are high quality and long-lasting. Think of these lighting upgrades investments that add worth to your property and will pay off on both a day-to-day and long-term basis.


Landcrafters has been helping Floridians hone their Tampa Bay properties for more than two decades. If you want to maximize the potential of your property, Landcrafters and its team of experts can be your guide to achieving that goal. Feel free to contact us with any questions or landscape dreams, and we will be happy to help you transform your property into the best version of itself.

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