When most homeowners think about landscaping, pool landscaping will rarely come to mind. Often, Tucson pool owners are not aware that landscaping can transform their pool into a tranquil area that melts with their entire backyard. There are lots of ideas that you can apply, but you first have to understand what kinds of landscaping to use on pools and what’s involved for each design.

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The right planning, with the help of our experts, will make sure that the seating spaces and pathways are easy to access, without the risk of stepping on the flowers or plants.

Some Ideas for Your Pool Landscaping Include:


This is a perfect addition to the pool landscaping design since it offers a spot for friends and family to relax. A gazebo can give you shade on very hot summer days in Tucson.

Fire Pit or Fireplace

The newest trend is combining a fireplace with your pool landscaping design. Additionally, fire torches or a fire pit can easily add some fabulous style on your pool area. That said, you’ll be able to use this feature year-round and offer an elegant point of interest for the pool deck lounge space.

Water Feature

Installing a new water feature in your outdoor space will create serenity and relaxation. Incorporating a water feature near the pool is a great way to create visual appeal. Moving water will create movement not only for your eyes but also for the ears.

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Customizing Your Pool Lounge

Imagine your pool as the beautiful focal point of your pool landscaping design, with a crackling fire, an elegant lounge suite, and glistening lights. Wonderful new additions like multi-media entertainment, fireplaces, outdoor kitchens, and custom furniture have enhanced pool landscaping significantly. Think about including glass sliders or bi-folds out on to your pool deck. This will help create a natural extension of the lounge room.

Pathways around Your Pool

There are lots of choices when it comes to pool landscaping: For example stone tiling, travertine, cement, flagstone or interlocking pavers. The pavers are a great way of creating walkways to and around your pool and deck area, which allows room for lounging. Pavers do not need mortar, are simple to install and durable, which makes them an affordable choice as well. You can get them in different shapes and colors, which allow for stunning pool landscaping that suits your style.

A popular pool landscaping design is by using interlocking stone or pavers on the pool deck and pathways. You can also change to boulders and natural rock, intermixed with decorative stone, tall grasses, and small evergreens or mulch. It is simple and clean to maintain the look.

Outdoor Furniture

Adding furniture around your pool will provide plenty of conveniences. You might also include an outdoor kitchen, or some necessary kitchen equipment, like a barbecue. Think of choices like poolside mini-bar, sculptures or outdoor lounge chairs. You’ll also have to get the right outdoor lighting so that you can enjoy the pool area everyday day, year-round.

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Interested in Stunning Pool landscaping?

Ultimately, your pool landscaping depends on the shape and size of your yard, your lifestyle and preferences. But if you want landscaping ideas and information, please contact pool experts at Premier Pools & Spas of Tucson today and we will gladly help.

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