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Top 10 Outdoor Garden String Lights
for October 2022

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48 Feet Outdoor Patio String Lights with 15 S14 Incandescent Edison Bulbs UL Listed Commercial Grade Connectable Weatherproof Hanging Lights for Deck Backyard Garden Porch Cafe Party Decor, Warm White

Minetom 48 Feet Outdoor Patio String Lights with 15 S14 Incandescent Edison Bulbs UL Listed Commercial Grade Connectable Weatherproof Hanging Lights for Deck Backyard Garden Porch Cafe Party Decor

by Minetom
What We like

These string llights look more expensive than they are, and they're the longest patio lights we tested. And their IP65 rating means they're protected against rain, so they're great for outdoors.

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Magictec LED Shatterproof String Lights Commercial Grade with 15 Hanging Sockets 48 Ft Black Outdoor Weatherproof Cord Strand for Patio Garden Porch Backyard Bistro Gazebo Party Deck Yard, 2 Pack

Magictec LED Shatterproof String Lights Commercial Grade with 15 Hanging Sockets 48 Ft Black Outdoor Weatherproof Cord Strand for Patio Garden Porch Backyard Bistro Gazebo Party Deck Yard

by Magictec
What We like

These dramatic, decorative outdoor string lights are ideal for hanging across a mantel, from a pergola, or from a tree. Their weatherproof design ensures they will continue shining in rain or snow, and they don't heat up when in use.

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52FT UL Approval Outdoor String Lights SUPERDANNY Commercial Grade Dimmable 11W Incandescent Edison Bulbs, Heavy-Duty Decorative Patio Porch Beer Garden Backyard Cafe Market Lights-24 Sockets 30 Bulbs

52FT UL Approval Outdoor String Lights SUPERDANNY Commercial Grade Dimmable 11W Incandescent Edison Bulbs

by SUPERDANNY
What We like

This string lights is good and works well. The length is a bit shorter then expected, but its really not a big deal. I took some pictures below, so you can see for your own self.

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LED Outdoor String Lights - Novtech 38.5FT 30Bulbs G40 Globe String Lights - Waterproof Patio String Lights Outdoor Decorative String Lights for Backyard Bistro Porch Garden Cafe Party - UL Standard

Novtech LED Outdoor String Lights

by Novtech
What We like

This outdoor string lights set is a good value. Its globe-shaped bulbs make it versatile for a variety of decorating styles.

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addlon 96 FT (2x48FT) Outdoor String Lights Commercial Grade Strand 32 Edison Vintage Bulbs 30 Hanging Sockets, UL Listed Heavy-Duty Decorative Café Patio Lights for Garden, Black

addlon 96 FT (2x48FT) Outdoor String Lights Commercial Grade Strand 32 Edison Vintage Bulbs 30 Hanging Sockets

by addlon
What We like

This outdoor string light comes with an exterior coating, so it's perfect for use outdoors. The hanging sockets, 32 bulbs, and heavy-duty cord make it extra durable and bright enough to illuminate large areas of space.

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2-Pack 100 LED 64FT Crystal Globe Solar String Lights, Super Bright Solar Christmas Lights Outdoor, Waterproof 8 Lighting Modes Solar Globe Lights for Christmas Tree Decor Garden Patio (Warm White)

LORRYTE 2-Pack 100 LED 64FT Crystal Globe Solar String Lights

by Zhongshan MLS Electronics Co., LTD.
What We like

These solar lights have eight different lighting modes, including steady-on, twinkle, flash, and fading, perfect for both indoor and outdoor use. When fully charged, these lights will stay lit for as long as 10 to 12 hours, so you can use them without having to worry about replacing the battery.

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BHCLIGHT 2 Pack Each 72FT 200 LED Solar String Lights, Upgraded Super Durable Solar Christmas Lights Outdoor, Waterproof 8 Modes Solar Fairy Lights for Christmas Tree Patio Garden (Warm White)

BHCLIGHT 2 Pack Each 72FT 200 LED Solar String Lights

by Seatoplighting
What We like

These lights are actually pretty bright for solar lights. They're good, waterproof, and cheap, but they're not the best.

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addlon 27FT Solar String Lights Outdoor, Commercial Grade LED Solar Café Patio Lights, Porch Market Light, Waterproof and Shatterproof, Vintage Edison Bulbs, Create Ambience On Garden, Warm Yellow

addlon 27FT Solar String Lights Outdoor

by addlon
What We like

This commercial-grade solar string provides nearly 400 lumens per bulb, which is more efficient than other lights we tested. One can hang some along the deck and string some across the yard to create a warm, amber glow. We particularly like that the string can attach to a roof, an outdoor umbrella, or a patio table. The hanging hardware included on the strings makes this an easy project even for novice installers.

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Lightdot ETL Listed Outdoor Linkable 48ft led Heavy-Duty String Light with 15+1(Spare) 2W Energy-Saving PC Shatterproof Bulbs 2700K Warmwhite for Patio Garden Backyard Porch

Lightdot ETL Listed Outdoor Linkable 48ft led Heavy-Duty String Light with 15+1(Spare) 2W Energy-Saving PC Shatterproof Bulbs 2700K Warmwhite for Patio Garden Backyard Porch

by Lightdot
What We like

The Lightdot ETL listed patio string light is easy-to-install, constructed of sturdy material and guaranteed to last. The latest 15+1(Spare) 2W dimmable warm white lights make the string lights illuminate a beautiful starry night.

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Govee 48ft Patio Lights with Bluetooth App Control, IP65 Waterproof Shatterproof Outdoor String Lights with 15 Dimmable Warm White LED Bulbs, Decorative Outdoor Lights for Garden, Backyard, Party

Govee 48ft Patio Lights with Bluetooth App Control

by Govee
What We like

This string light has all the features we look for in an outdoor hanging light; weather resistant, energy efficient, and has smart app control. It also has Philips LED bulb technology for a long life.

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