Suggestions For Swimming Pool Landscape Design
Beauty, privacy, and safety are all equally important elements that make up a great swimming pool landscape design. In order to enjoy your pool area without any hassles or danger, it is best to ensure that not only does your pool area has a high aesthetic appeal but it should also offer you privacy and should not be accident prone.
Plants are the best way to beautify your pool’s surroundings naturally. Having plants around your pool will make it and the accompanying equipment blend in well with the landscape. Choose plants that are low maintenance. Do not have trees too near your pool or else you will spend so much time fishing out dead leaves from the pool. Fruit trees are also not advised because they can attract bees.
Having plants such as shrubs that form a natural screen around the area will also be useful when it comes to the privacy element of your swimming pool landscape design. Some people would prefer actual fences especially if they have children that might accidentally wander off unattended into the pool. To make a fence blend in with the green surrounding, you can have vines grow over the fence.
Aside from having a fence around the pool area, there are other ways to enhance the safety features of the landscaping around the pool. Slip-resistance is very important which is why some people incorporate pool decks into the design. Scarred concrete and rough bricks are good surfaces that won’t become slippery. It would also be very convenient to have a closed gazebo nearby the pool for relaxing and changing clothes. As you can see, beauty, privacy and safety elements of a swimming pool landscape design are intertwined which is why they are all equally important.