Decorating & Design

May 29, 2023

A Backyard Pro Shares 10+ Smart Tips For Pool Landscaping

If you’ve decided to take the plunge and install a pool, but you don’t want to give up your lush garden oasis, Toronto landscape architect Kate Fox-Whyte has some practical suggestions for achieving both. “I really like planting up close to a pool,” says Kate. “Obviously you want active space around a pool: a deck and places for people to walk and to lounge. But having plants near the side of the pool softens it, and there’s an interplay with the water.” Click through for some dreamy pools designed by Kate including her best advice for landscaping. Scroll down!