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No electricity, cords or outlets needed! These festive string lights go anywhere you can imagine them: arbor, trellis, tree, deck or patio - wherever you want to add easy and elegant accent lighting to your yard, garden or home. Amorphous solar panel mounts with clamp or stakes in ground. Runs 6-8 hours at night on a full daytime charge.
Solar string lights
No cords or outlets needed
Panel mounts with clamp or stakes in ground
6-8 hours of use on a full day's charge
2 Strands @ 20'L with 100 lights in total and the solar panel in center
2 Strands @ 30'L with 200 lights in total and the solar panel in center
(based on 47 reviews)
of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
Most Liked Positive Review
Let the lights shine in your eyes!
We bought solar lights for our trellis out front and use it all year round for decoration and also to make the trellis entrance more noticable. During Christmas our nativity scene is highlighted when we...Read complete review
We bought solar lights for our trellis out front and use it all year round for decoration and also to make the trellis entrance more noticable. During Christmas our nativity scene is highlighted when we put it under the trellis. Our other set of solar lights I wove around a little iron fence we have surrounding our flower garden by the sidewalk which leads to our front door. The lights are beckoning friends at night and not visible by day. We've enjoyed their small lights. We bought solar lights for our hot tub on the back deck. The hot tub is enclosed with a tent and so the solar lights' collector is stuck on the top of a wooden windbreak. The lights come on at dusk and when we go into our hot tub area we have just enough light to give the right ambiance.Unfortunately all solar lights depend on the angle of the sun and so in the winter we do not have as much light as long as we do in the summer. However, that has not put a damper on our enjoyment. It may be that just that bit of acknowledgement of our sun and its relationship to our solar lights makes us more appreciative of that big round orb of ours.
Most Liked Negative Review
They're great while they're working
I love Plow and Hearth, because they always try to accommodate their customer. My gripe isn't with them, but with the maker of these lights. We strung 2 sets on our 12 x ...Read complete review
I love Plow and Hearth, because they always try to accommodate their customer. My gripe isn't with them, but with the maker of these lights. We strung 2 sets on our 12 x 24 pergola. Every 2-3 nights, we were having to go turn on (or WAKE UP) one or the other of the sets. Recently, we turned them on to find out they only worked in flash mode (which we don't prefer) for a short time (?!), then would shut off. Plow & Hearth has offered to replace them, or issue a refund upon return. Our dilemma is, it took 2 days to get these installed, by the time we carefully stapled the lead wire to conceal it, and wrapped and wrapped the strings. I fear, because they seem to have identical defects, we'd receive 2 more sets with the same problems!! I really love them when they're working, though... so we're trying to figure out a solution, ourselves.
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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Delightful Solar string lights
By Becky the builder
from Vinton, VA
About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer
Comments about Plowhearth Solar String Lights:
They are absolutely just what I wanted/needed to highlight the bridge over my new Koi pond at night. No electric cords to trip on and no worries anyone can accidentally miss the edge of the bridge at night. Wonderful.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)
from Marietta, Ga.
About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer
I have purchased two sets of lights for outdoor decoration. One set would not work and was exchanged, the new set now will not work for more than two days with new batteries. The other set works but will only work in the flash mode.These lights are beautiful and a wonderful idea but someone need to have a serious talk with the vendor about the poor quality of their product!
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
from Pittsburgh, PA
The product is easy to install and looks beautiful. The downside is the batteries need changed every two weeks or more. It is great when the lights stay on and don't blink but the trouble is the blinking mechanism won't always shut off. We decided to use these further back in the garden so if they go out we don't have to run out right away and put new batteries in (batteries are rechargeable)and install electric lights in the small front trees. I have no problem with the beauty it is just the maintenance.
(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
These lights are pretty and dependable.
By Patrice the gardener
from Bellport, NY
I use these lights around my gazebo. They come on dependably every night if there was just a little bit of sunlight during the day to charge them. They twinkle delightfully. I have been completely pleased with them.
these just don't work
I really wanted these to work. We tried two different sets twice but they just never worked properly.
(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
Very Bright for solar lights
About Me Do-It-Yourself
The lights really showplace our yard and I love seeing them light by themselves each night. They are so pretty. We had a little trouble with turning off the blinking and staying with the permanently lit because when we put the batteries in we put the screws in too tight so we loosened them a bit and they stayed on without the blinking.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
I would buy this product again
About Me Novice
Gave as family gift and they used it on child's jungle jim where is viewed form patio and also from house thru patio doors.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
By iron mike
Very poor product-
By Linda, hospitality coordinator
The lights never worked properly at all...so very disappointing since I purchased a number of seta to decorate mt garden for an outdoor party.
from Tucson, az
I attached these to my pergola by my pool. I love it when evening falls and these lovely lights come on. They power lasts all night (I've seen the lights still on at 5 am!). Love them! And best of all, no "electricity guilt"
from Northern Ca
We bought a set last year and they lasted for the summer. Of the set we bought this year, one strand would not turn off in daylight and doesn't charge. Cheaply made [*] electronics.
Put the lights on an iron garden trellis. Asoutly beautiful, many compliments, have refered Plow & Hearth to others.Service was fast........Thank you for having very affordable quality products.I am a retired florist, and enjoying all these things at my own home now.
The subtle evening lighting is unique.
from North Fort Myers, Florida
I have purchased three sets of the garden low glow lights - very peaceful. I display them with the solar dragonflies in my garden along the carport and also in the window box. Three sets - three areas example 2 sets for the carport and one set for the large window box.
My daughter in law loved the solar light
from Falls Church, VA 22046
About Me Professional
My daughter in law hung the solar lights on her Swim Pool Fence. She thought the solar lights were so practical. Very pretty to see at night while in pool and/or from deck of master bedroom.
solar string lights
from Springfield Mo
I ordered two strings, and one doesn't work at all. I've used it different places, thinking maybe it wasn't getting enough sun, but it hasn't helped. The second set works but the lights go on only for a short time. If they worked well I'd be delighted, but as it is I'm sorry I spent all that money.
Almost sent them back!
By Irene Szabo
from western NY
neither the instructions with the lights nor the catalog made clear that these solar batteries actually improve their output over time, so I nearly returned them during their first weeks. It seemed as if i needed to live on the equator in June to get the advertised light time. However, after enough sequential sunny days (not always frequent here in the snowy northeast), they would stay on until dawn! so they work both better and worse than advertised, but a cloudy day gives me very little light time. the quality of the wires sucks. have had to repair them in two places already where birds pecked right through the flimsy wires, since the light strings were installed near the bird feeder at first.I would say too much money for what i get.
from La Quinta, CA
Along rear yard fence - subtle accent lights
By Russ the farmer
from Blue Ridge mountains of Virginia
About Me Handyman
It worked only for a few days. Just not up to the usual quality. I replaced batteries, used a Volt-ohm meter to try to trace problem, no luck.
These are wonderful!!
from Santa Clara, CA
Love them - they make the garden sparkle at night!
not lit long enough
By orchid garden
from ft myers, fla
living in fla, i would expect a brighter and longer lasting light
from Hogeye, AR
About Me Budget shopper
Have the light string along our front porch railing. Replaced exisiting non-solar lights with this product and have not been disappointed. Considering another set for our backyard deck area. Would strongly recommend this product for anyone wanting to save energy and be pleased with presentation at the same time.
Don't Buy These!
from San Jose, CA
About Me Midrange shopper
After all the trouble of stringing these up, they didn't work. It wasn't a matter of just one, I bought two sets and neither worked. I even changed the rechargable batteries that came with them with brand new ones and no go. These are not a quality product.
from Lafayette, IN
About Me Budget shopper, High-end shopper, Midrange shopper
Purchased two sets of these lights. One set was returned because of bad cover. At that time we ordered a third set. The last set it has a defective switch. The idea of the lights is great, need better quality control.
Don't purchase this item
from Karns City, Pa
About Me High-end shopper
This item is hard to install with 2 separate wires. I ordered 5 and none of them worked more than one night!!!! All are in full sun
Now that we've had them for a while...
By Nina in the Garden
from Chicago, IL
I wrote a review on these when we first put them up, so I feel it's only fair to ammend it to paint a more accurate picture. The lights are still lovely and charming. . .when they go on. After a couple of days of working perfectly, they started to act up. Anywhere from one to all four strands will be out on any given night. If we play with the switches, we can usually get them going again, unitl the next night. For our installation, reaching the switches requires getting on a ladder, and moving that ladder around the deck a few times. If they worked like they should, I'd still say the lights are very pretty, but taking into account how techtchy they are, I just can't recommend them.
I would buy these again
from El Dorado, KS
I have them on my deck and they create a very soft atmosphere.
Outlining my Dock
By Dorothy of Oz
from Shelton, Wa.
I am using them to outline my dock out over a lake......very dramatic at night...I often use items differently than originally planned & may eventually move them to another spot! I never know....I'll spend a bit more for a unique product . My brass sun-dial on the same dock came from a local thrift store & only cost $15....I love bargains !
We use these lights on top of our Pergola on the patio. We ordered another 2sets to make it brighter when needed on the patio. That will make us 4 sets for the 12x16 Pergola.
So Far, So Good
By Nina in the garden
We got four strands to string to a rooftop pergola, and so far they've worked beautifully. The lights are not super-bright, but I'm not sure they're supposed to be. They give off a lovely starlight twinkle, and that's exactly what we wanted-- the effect is very charming and lovely. I can't speak to durability as we've just put them up.A caveat: Because it's the middle of summer, and they're on our roof, our panels get an enormous amount of sun, and that might be an important consideration.
love the glow and ambiance, perfect!!!!!
from Fishers, Indiana
Purchased as a gift. They loved them and put them on their pergola. The glow and ambiance is so perfect at night. They loved them so much I purchased 2 more sets for them. Great product!!