Swimming Pool Landscaping

Swimming Pool Landscaping

Swimming Pool Landscaping Ideas


The borders, framing, walkways, and features that surround a swimming pool can be the difference between average and sublime.  Most people come to realize when designing their own swimming pool that the work really just begins when the pool is designed.  The “negative space” outside the pool provides the biggest opportunity for both the designer and the homeowner to maximize utility and recreation.  This post from HGTV presents some amazing ideas for finishing a swimming pool project and maximizing one’s space.


Here is an excerpt from the post:

Mix It Up

An intriguing lawn design with hardscape surfaces blends in naturally with a tropical landscape in this alluring landscape by Craig Reynolds Landscape Architecture.

Suitable for Framing
Strategically placed potted plants, border plantings of conifers, groundcover and colorful outdoor furniture acquire a unique symmetry in this highly visual pool design from Tidy Gardens Landscapoing Inc. 
Inspired Connections

Blooming potted plants, smoke-colored pool edging and a bridge over two connecting pools create a captivating composition in this design by Platinum Poolcare.

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