When spring is over, the hot summer days will return! There’s nothing quite like enjoying a day by the pool on a hot day, right? The pool is an ideal place to experience the great things in life, feel the cool water, the gentle breeze or the early morning ray of sunshine! It’s a dream life that everyone wants to have. So don’t hesitate, it’s time to turn it into a relaxing oasis with our creative landscaping ideas today.
When it comes to relaxation, think of your bedroom or bathroom first. But they’re not the only choice if you own a pool. These ideas here will surely inspire you. You will have happy moments with your family right from your house. They are also perfect for small parties or weekend get-togethers.
#1 Beautiful and low maintenance
For arid landscaping, opt for a variety of plants that can tolerate being planted in rocky, possibly arid environments, like in this rustic, Mediterranean-style patio.
#2 Lush Oasis
Replicate the natural look of this stunning poolscape by installing a mix of tropical plants and flowering, creeping ground covers like phlox to fill in the crevices and corners of a natural boulder border.
#3 Control yourself
A pretty container adds a pop of color to this contemporary pool area, complementing the lush lawn and contemporary design of the patio.
#4 Tropical cool
The mix of containers, low-lying rectangular planters, earthenware hardscape and unique lawn paving stones in this poolscape combine to create a cool, relaxing scene.
#5 bed head
Try the ‘bed head’ style garden trend in your pool area by combining lush hydrangeas with scattered plantings of daylilies, ornamental grasses and more.
#6 Clean and green
This pool complex is all about clean lines and an immaculate lawn.
#7 Follow your nose
Herbs are a lovely option for the poolside – not only are they pleasing to the eye, but their powerful scents can transform your pool day into a relaxing trip to the spa.
#8 Hedge your bets
Clipped box hedges and a lush green lawn add privacy and traditional elegance to this pool area.
#9 Design by Mother Nature
Let nature do the landscaping for you. A small gazebo and patio make this natural water feature look particularly picturesque.
#10 Asian Fusion
This Asian-inspired poolscape features clean lines, simple concrete pavers that reflect the shape of the house behind, stunning statues, and a beautiful mix of drought-tolerant shrubs, grasses, and plants.