Hallelujah! Aldi garden lighting is here, promising us twinkly magic on a budget! We've been cooped up for way too long and now that the sun's coming out, we're itching to get back out into our garden for BBQs and boozy evenings wrapped in blankets, surrounded by fairy lights and everything bright and twinkly. We're talking everything from decorative twinkly bulbs to light up trees to suave pathway markers.
Garden lighting is super on demand right now, with everyone trying to think up ways to pimp their homes and transform their gardens into the perfection staycation destination. So, light up your life without setting your pocket alight and get your mits on these fab Aldi buys.
Find more of the best garden lighting 2020 in our buyer's guide – and don't miss our other favourite retailers' best buys, too.
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1. Aldi garden string lights, £4.99 for 10m length
Everybody is after that enchanted woodland vibe in their garden and there's no trick of the trade we're more in support of than fairy lights. Yep, these Aldi fairy lights are in soft white and can be static or flash... turning on automatically when it's dark. At 10m long, you can drape these fairy lights among your plants, fence or even from your watering can, as shown in the picture. Cute!
2. Aldi light tree, £14.99
OMG, we're in love with this adorable magnolia tree that lights up in a warm white with 100 LEDs. With static and twinkle settings, this garden lighting is water resistant with a dusk sensor and illuminates for six hours, acting as a perfect companion for a garden party. It's 1.2m high, making it a bit of a centrepiece, but we love the idea of buying a few and dotting them around the corners of our garden.
3. Aldi pathway lighting, £6.99 for a 10 pack
All we can say is that your garden is about to look slick if you purchase these bad boys. We're obsessed with the suave aesthetic of these slimline solar marker lights, coming in a pack of 10 and super easy to set up. They automatically illuminate at night and operate for six to eight hours. What's more, they come with an integrated solar panel, promising energy efficiency and their stainless steel design promises style. Perfect for marking pathways.
4. Aldi solar hanging basket light, £4.99
If you want to accentuate your well-nurtured plants and flowers, this solar hanging basket will definitely do the trick. With six white LEDs, this hanging light is easily clipped onto the chain as a perfectly unique lighting solution.
5. Aldi topiary solar stake lights, £6.99 for three
The perfect way to give your outdoor space that little touch of magic that it needed, these stake lights come in a pack of three, each with 10 warm LEDs and an on and off switch and dusk sensor. The warm light makes them perfect for a night spent chatting under blankets in the garden, post BBQ or evening soiree.
6. Aldi solar ladybird light, £1.99
Fun for all the family, these quirky lady bird lights come in yellow, blue or red and will add a lovely pop of light and colour to your garden space. Different and funky, we see no reason not to add these ambient lights to your tabletops or hang them from border hooks. They're water resistant, craaazily cheap and are solar powered, so you can charge them during the day and enjoy their decorative light at night! They illuminate automatically at dusk, too, which is pretty cool.