Where do the Solar Garden Gnomes come from?

The idea of these small fictional creatures root their origins in European mythology.
In folklore, gnomes are tiny men who live underground or in mushrooms, guarding pots of gold, while also watching over the well-being of our homes. The males have long, full beards and wear tall, pointed red hats. They are generally shy of humans and try to stay out of sight. In modern fantasy literature, gnomes are Santa’s helpers. They are helpful creatures who came from Norway and headed to the North Pole to assist Father Christmas and his Elves in fighting the wicked Goblins.

Solar Garden Gnomes
Solar Garden Gnomes. Image by Your Solar Link.

Gnomes were first introduced as lawn ornaments during the 19th century. After this they became to be known as garden gnomes.
The image of the decorative garden gnome changed during the 1960’s to 1970’s, when the first plastic garden gnomes were manufactured. These gnomes followed the style of the 1937 depiction of the seven dwarves in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Disney. This Disney image of the gnome was based on the illustrated children’s book classic The Secret Book of Gnomes (1976) by the Dutch author Wil Huygen and illustrator Rien Poortvliet, though they claimed that it was written by a Gnome called David.

Solar Garden Gnomes
Solar Garden Gnome with Basket of Daisies. Image by Your Solar Link.

As the solar lights industry evolved, solar garden gnomes were created. What a terrific idea! Now, not only you can have a cute garden ornament (or a lawn ornament), but have a decorative solar feature.

Solar Garden Gnome with Bucket
Solar Garden Gnome with Bucket. Image by Your Solar Link.

Just as gnomes who are the friendly earthy helpers, the solar garden gnome figurines are eco-friendly, using only free energy of the sun to light up our garden pathways, lawns, doorways and flowerbeds. Their cheerful friendly features put a smile on your face every time you walk by.

Solar Garden Gnomes
Solar Garden Gnome Sleeping on Mushroom. Image by Your Solar Link.

See more solar garden gnomes HERE.



Juicebar Pocket Solar Charger

This stylish, sleek and reliable pocket size Universal Battery Charger (Juicebar Solar Charger) is proven to be your best friend in a situation when conventional electric supply is not available or if you are trying to use eco-friendly renewable power supplies.
Great as a solar phone charger for any type of Mobile Phones, IPhones, PSA, PDA, Mp3 Players, Satellite Navigation, and much more.
Get it HERE.

Solar Garden Lights

SOLAR PATH LIGHTS. Stainless Steel Conical Solar Path Light (Set of 2). Path solar lights are an excellent choice for lighting your garden paths, walkways, driveway perimeters and other regions in your landscape. They are often used in multiples to guide the way along a set of stairs or a dark walk. Featured Stainless Steel Solar Light set uses 2 ultra-bright LEDs for maximum light output and minimum battery usage. The lights are safe around kids and pets and water and corrosion resistant. Read more HERE 


Stone Solar Spot Lights (also known as Solar Rock Lights) completely camouflage with existing landscapes and look like any other rock in your garden.

Green Gardener Corner

How to start using ecologically friendly energy to power up your garden fountains and other garden water features?
Why not go with a solar powered water pump?
To accommodate your needs the Solar Fountain Pump Systems we carry range from 2 to 8 Watt. Browse our collection of solar water pumps for your fish ponds and solar fountains.
Enjoy your garden water features and your energy savings at the same time. Make a note of the various power levels and the flow rate of the solar water pumps before your purchase.
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Stone Cylinder Solar Path Lights (Set of 2).
See how easy it is to install a solar light. No wiring required!
In this particular case a ground fastener and a stake are included for quick and easy installation. Read more HERE

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