If you are lucky enough to have a pool in your backyard, there is a chance that you have struggled with exactly how to build a great patio around the pool area. Most of the time cement will be used around the pool. While cement is great, it can be a bit cold and somewhat unwelcoming. Fortunately, it does not have to be that way. If you have a pool in your backyard it is easy to create a wonderful patio around the area that is warm and inviting.
Rock Formations and Plants
There are many great plants that can be used around your pool patio. These plants do well with a lot of sun and look great around any type of pool. Make sure that you use plants that are not going to get too tall, otherwise you will be cleaning leaves out of the pool all of the time. Using rocks and some other landscaping tools will allow you to create a wonderful space that incorporates a bit of nature into the surroundings. You can also build a patio that leads right into the pool area. This is a fun way to create an island type feel that is warm and relaxing. Take advantage of all that the pool has to offer and create a warm and inviting space to entertain.