Happy first day of summer! It is a very humid and hot summer day in Central Ohio, so I am dreaming of cooling off in a pool. Here are some inspirational pools to daydream about as you crank up the AC and celebrate Summer!
|The rose bushes in terracotta containers help to define the pool area and the large weeping trees beyond provide much needed shade.
Image from Elle Decor June 2005
|The crisp white Hydrangea’s in matching white containers are a beautiful repetition around this Hampton pool.
Elle Decor June 2006
|Pool of Laura Fisher. staircase down to pool of granite and bluestone.
I love when a pool is lined with stone and then turf. It seems less formal and the blue of the water and green grass is always cooling to view
Image from House & Garden – year ?
|Again with the natural stone and turf pool surround. This pool also includes iron day beds instead of the standard lounge chairs. Not really my taste.
Image Elle Decor June 2009
|This pools is as simple as they come, with stone coping and grass and fields beyond.
I think this came from house beautiful – year?
|You might see the pattern for the types of pools I like. I love the boxwoods flanking this pool and the view beyond.
Image from here
|Another favorite is this one, I love the levels, the surrounding landscape and is a natural pond filtration.
Image from here.