Modern Natural Swimming Pools That Will Delight You 44
Modern Natural Swimming Pools That Will Delight You 44

20+ Modern Natural Swimming Pools That Will Delight You

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Natural swimming pools contain no harmful chemicals or chlorine, they are incredibly low-maintenance, they are naturally heated, and as opposed to having any harmful impact on the environment, they will actually improve the atmosphere around them. From beauty to enjoyment to a wonderful watery garden system, these pools have it all!

Imagine yourself relaxing by a garden pond, perhaps one with a waterfall or a stream in your own backyard. However, as opposed to this beautiful scene only being useful for looking at, breathing in, and listening to, it is perfectly suitable for a delightful swim as well!

In Europe, natural swimming pools are actually fairly common. Now the United States are finally starting to catch on to this luxurious landscaping trend. Especially if you are an environmental enthusiast, you will love this type of combination garden pond and swimming pool. The main objective is to create a perfectly balanced eco-system, similar to a natural lake.

If you’re willing to do the digging a natural swimming pool can be created for as little as $2,000 with no steel, concrete, or chemicals. Other components include a border of aquatic plants that create natural filters, aeration using buried plastic tubing, and sealing either using bentonite clay or an actual pool liner.

Once the system is in place and working properly, the natural swimming pool will be much simpler to maintain than a regular swimming pool. If you build a natural swimming pool into your landscape you are developing a natural eco system, as I mentioned before. Specifically, the rocks will filter out particulates, beautiful water plants will beat out algae, and a natural bacteria additive will enrich the water, keeping it crystalline and safe for swimming. It is common to add fish to the water to complete the natural cycle. Once the natural eco-system is working the way it should the water will be perfectly safe for you, your friends and family members, as well as the fish.