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It's getting harder to tell. Albeit this tree is not the most challenging specimen to light effectively as it has been pruned and laced to be open form. As I continue my quest to find the holy grail of retrofit MR-16 LED lamps I am...

by Mike Gambino, That was the quote taken from a recent post on a landscape lighting message board forum. Total CRAPOLA with a capitol C. I've heard this nonsense sales pitch for many years usually from those guys who use cheap or even home made light fixtures...

by Mike Gambino When I am designing , installing or servicing landscape lighting on the west side of Los Angeles (which is often). I can be found around 6 AM most mornings at Starbucks coffee in Brentwood. It's convenient, there is room to park my truck...

by Mike Gambino It comes as a surprise to some to find out that a small company like Gambino landscape lighting has manufactured exclusively for us our own brand of premium landscape lighting fixtures that have been designed by us to our specification. [caption id="attachment_729" align="alignleft" width="225"...

By Mike Gambino I recently received another sample order of retrofit LED MR-16 12 volt light bulbs. I purchased 20 bulbs of different beam spreads, color temperature and wattages  from a manufacturer . I immediately excluded all 10 of the cool color bulbs right away after early...

By Mike Gambino, From time to time I am asked by fellow trade pros for my opinion and what I did or still do regarding my landscape lighting business. I am happy to share this with you. My responses are in bold print. Thanks for taking the...

By Mike Gambino, I follow a few industry message boards on a regular basis to keep informed as to what others are doing and saying. These particular posts that I have pasted below strike me as the type that have me shaking my head as to...

Always during the holiday season a flush of calls come from clients (mostly from those who do not have us service their systems on a regular basis) seeking last minute bulb changes or general maintenance of their landscape lighting system....

By Michael Gambino Actually the end of  year holiday season is not the only time a service business must excel and step up it's responsiveness and service. It is what we focus on and pride ourselves in doing all year long.  Special attention is always afforded...