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Landscaping Around Your Above Ground Pool

Landscaping around your above ground pool is your time to shine as you like by adding your own personal touches to create the look you desire.
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Landscaping around your above ground pool is your time to shine! This is your chance to be as creative as you like by adding your own personal touches to create the look you desire. The possibilities are endless as there are a variety of ways to integrate your pool into your backyard. When it comes to landscaping around your above ground pool there are no wrong choices. However, you might want to take away any grass that grows around the pool.

EXPERT TIP: When it comes time to cut that grass, you don’t want to run the risk of your lawn mower damaging the wall of your above ground pool.

Concrete or Pavers

Concrete patios are a dependable and easy to care for option for your poolside. You can achieve a clean and uncluttered look that is sure to last a very long time. Paver patios are a perfect way to get a truly unique and elegant landscape. They come in a never-ending variety of designs and styles that are sure to fit any backyard.

Gravel or Rock

Using gravel or rock is one of the most popular ways when landscaping around your above ground pool. These rocks are readily available and suitable for all climates. They range in sizes, shapes and colors so you can always find the style you need to compliment the rest of your yard. You can start by using a metal rake to clear out all the grass and weeds in the area surrounding the pool. Then you can simply place the rocks in whatever arrangement you desire.

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Plants or Trees

Beginning with a layer of mulch surrounding the pool area, you can start to plant your favorite shrubs or bushes. A line of evergreen shrubs is a nice choice because it can hide the walls of your above ground pool. They also will look good all four seasons of the year. If you would like to add some color to the area around the pool, consider adding some blooming perennials in front of the evergreens. The sky is the limit when landscaping around your above ground pool and creating your backyard oasis!

Decorative Shrubbery around pool
Above Ground Pool Landscaping
Steve W.

Planters

Planters are a good choice for anyone in colder climate regions. Tropical plants and small palms can be placed in large pots and spaced out around the entire pool for a quick landscaping fix. You can then bring the planters inside during the winter months.

With the right landscaping around your pool you can transform your backyard into the perfect place for parties, BBQ’s or family gatherings. Create a summer getaway right in your own yard and give your wallet a break from going on vacations.

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Be sure to check out many more pool installs for great landscaping around your above ground pool ideas in our swimming pool gallery.

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