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Natural Stone Decking: Travertine, Flagstone, Granite & More

From Luxury Pools

It's easy to get caught up in the details of the swimming pool when one is designing a waterscape or inground pool project.  So much time and energy is spent on picking out the tile, pool finish, coping, pool features like slide, diving board, sunshelf, water features, etc. that one's brain scarcely has room for additional details.  This could be a mistake, explains this post from Luxury Pools, as the decking or patio surrounding the pool can arguably be the most important design decision for many reasons.  The post also explains the different options with their associated pros and cons, focusing on Natural Stone products. 

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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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