POOL LANDSCAPING: MORE THAN JUST PLANTS
Skilled outdoor living and swimming pool designers know what many people don't immediately realize: There is way more to designing an outdoor living space that includes an inground swimming pool than just planting a few bushes and plants around the pool. Thoughtfully planned space allocation, colors, features, traffic patterns, entertaining spaces, etc. all are considerations that make one's outdoor living space with a pool ideal. This post from Swimmingpool.com gives some great advice on how to plan the ideal environment around a swimming pool, considering all of the aforementioned considerations.
Here is an excerpt from the post: