When it comes to the best pool landscaping ideas, there are a few things to consider. As well as wanting your splash zone to look good, you need to give some serious consideration to the plants you choose to add to your space, the materials you use to landscape the surrounding area and any patio furniture you invest in.
After all, in-ground and above-ground pools are wet places. And therefore only the toughest of materials, plants and furnishings will survive. But here’s the good news: landscaping your poolside can be as bright and bold or as calm and composed as you want it to be.
As interior designers, Hillary Kaplan and Miriam Silver Verga of Mimi & Hill (opens in new tab) say, ‘Landscaping can be bright and elaborate. Or tamed to uniform shades of greens and manicured to create an architectural background for your pool.’ And when it comes to creativity, ‘Plantings and material selections are crucial to how creative you wish to be,’ the duo say.
To help give you some inspiration when it comes to pool landscaping and seamlessly incorporating this into your backyard landscape design, we put the all-important questions to the experts to find out what’s best for your space. Keep scrolling to discover key furniture looks plus, what hardware to use around your dip zone and what plants to include if you’re considering