Electric lighting is a practical solution, and an oil lamp is romance. Which would you prefer in the garden?
We’re particularly fond of the golden glow given off by a sturdy Scandi-style metal oil lamp from Garden Home. The egg-shaped lantern is versatile enough to use as a table lamp, a wall sconce, or (our favorite idea) a garden torch:
Above: With a weighted bottom, the Tumble Torch also can sit on a deck or patio without tipping.
Above: The lantern uses standard lamp oil and has a fiberglass wick that will not blow out in wind or rain.