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Fire & Water Features

From Landscaping Network

7 ways to add drama to your landscape with fire and water elements

You've probably seen the fabulous pictures across the internet and in design and home magazines featuring firebowls, firepits, and fire strips around swimming pools.  Fire attracts attention, and creates amazing action and drama in any outdoor living design, but especially when combined with water.  Two of the most ancient elements that are associated with mystery, life, and spirituality come together in these amazing swimming pool designs that combine these two elements amazingly.  This post from Landscaping Network showcases these combination features which represent the latest innovation in the ever-changing swimming pool design and outdoor living design arena.

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HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU TEST YOUR WATER

From Hayward

Swimming pool owners want to enjoy their swimming pools without having to worry about water chemistry.  The fact is, vigilance in testing the water chemistry can go great lengths towards preserving the life of one's swimming pool, and keeping the pool enjoyable for one's friends and family.  This post from Hayward Pool Products gives a great primer on the aspects of water chemistry that are to be maintanted, and how to test for them to keep the water in perfect balance.

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HOW TO CREATE YOUR OWN BACKYARD PUTTING GREEN

From Hayward

What is the ultimate outdoor living amenity?  Usually the answer to this question will vary depending on the lifestyle of the homeowner.  Some will say it is their outdoor dining area or outdoor kitchen.  Others will point to their outdoor pizza oven our outdoor fireplace.  This post from Hayward offers a different amenity that is no less amazing or stunning:  The Outdoor Backyard Putting Green.  One doesn't necessarily have to be a golf addict to enjoy this amenity, but imagine the fun you could have practicing your putts while your family splashes and frolics in and around the swimming pool!

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Pool Landscaping Ideas: 5 Tips On The Best (And Worst) Plants To Put Around Your Pool

From Above All Masonry

One of the most overlooked aspects of swimming pool design, at least from the less experienced pool and waterscape designer, is the greenery.  Selecting the proper plants, flowers, and ground cover can make the difference between a breathtaking, healthy landscape for the swimming pool, or the thorn in the swimming pool owners' side that will never go away.  This post from Above All masonry gives 5 Great tips on how to select the proper plants for a swimming pool installation in this informative blog post.

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