Month: February 2018

Poolside Landscaping with these Plants

Poolside Landscaping with these Plants

The plants you choose to surround your pool should be carefully considered before any buying or digging takes place. Once your pool is in place, you may find that it creates a sort of microclimate. A heated pool can raise humidity levels, and intense sunlight can fry nearby landscaping. Plants can get splashed with chlorine …

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Protect Your Hair from the Pool with These Tricks

Protect Your Hair from the Pool with These Tricks

There’s not much in life that Murphy’s Law doesn’t apply to. When it comes to hair color maintenance, the paradox is alive and well: We spend all spring plotting our perfect summer hair color, only to have it turn a startling green the first time we go swimming. Don’t forsake the pool in favor of …

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Glow In The Dark Mosaic Tiles

Glow In The Dark Mosaic Tiles

Want a neat way to add a little excitement to your nighttime swim? How about adding some Glow In The Dark Mosaic Tiles? There are five different companies that make patented, luminescent, glow-in-the-dark, solar-charged, tiles for use in the home and swimming pools. Here’s a look at what they offer. During the day…   At …

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44 Small Backyard Landscape Designs to Make Yours Perfect

44 Small Backyard Landscape Designs to Make Yours Perfect

Be proud of your very own adapted small backyard landscape designs! Beautiful small backyard landscape designs can be hard to achieve, as a small yard requires good space management. There are some easy backyard landscaping ideas you can take into your own hands, and we’re here to help. So you figured out front garden landscaping, …

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Best & Worst Trees to Plant around a Pool

Landscaping around a swimming pool can really make your pool pop; but plants and trees need to be chosen carefully. Trees with lots of ‘leaf litter’, excessive pollen, berries or budding debris can cause extra work for you and your pool filter. Trees with extensive root systems can damage pool walls or pool plumbing. And cute …

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