Red clay pavers outlined with Valders stone sets the stage for seating by the pool.
Black bottomed pool set in natural setting.
Red brick pool surround set in herringbone pattern with “area rug” under chaise lounge.
Black bottom pool and boulder retaining wall made from WI granite.
This raised Lannon stone spa features smooth concrete coping.
Beautifully integrated pool, patio, and spa in Glenview, IL.
Chaise cushions amplify the tones of bluestone, trees and leaves.
A bluestone pool deck with bullnose limestone coping is surrounded by lush, vibrant perennials.
Large bluestone patio pavers enhance the sophistication of the pool deck, complementing the tones of pool house and the in-ground pool itself.
A sunken urn-shaped fountain provides a rustic, sensory touch.
Arced lines and a bronze garden fountain soften the geometry of the formal landscape, while adding the relaxing sounds of water to the classic setting.
A converted millstone fits perfectly into the natural landscape.
Located off the home office porch, this “artifact” planter was imported from India and converted to a fountain.
Annabelle hydrangeas create a breathtaking backdrop.
Smooth concrete coping gives the bluestone patio, pool and spa a clean edge.
Chartreuse hostas seem to capture the sun, and are even more distinctive beside purple alliums.
Textured plantings and hardscape guide the eye through the landscape.
A spa offers views of container plants and bright perennials.
The large multi-tier composite stone fountain is opposite the front door across the auto court surrounded by annuals and reclaimed granite pathway and low boxwood hedge.
This raised spa in Glenview, Illinois features a Lannon stone veneer with smooth concrete coping.
Seating for two—the fireplace adds a personal touch.
Flagstone walls tie the design of the spa and fire pit together.
Mounds of foliage, shrubs and perennials help the spa blend in.
The bluestone pool deck is welcoming yet refined.
The pool and seatwall appear aged to match existing stone.
Tumbled concrete pavers create a casual atmosphere.
The pool deck, patio and fire pit draw groups of different sizes.
A river rock bed adds a glossy sheen to the plant beds.
The spa fills the landscape with the relaxing sounds of a waterfall.
Natural bluestone boulders provide eye-catching color.
Within a neat rectangle, an explosion of color.
Containers and raised beds showcase summer blooms.
Potted annuals draw the garden into the spa surround.
A natural waterfall draws the eye to a beloved bronze.
Steps built into the pond keep water rushing.
This granite millstone fountain, surrounded by pachysandra and colorful impatiens, draws visitors and birds to this shady spot.
Cool greens balance the vivid colors of the pool.
White blooms bring light into shady areas.
A shady corner is the perfect home for a statue.
A koi pond makes a dramatic centerpiece.
A new stone surround integrates an existing spa.
A peaceful addition gives kids a place to splash.
A broken path meanders around a granite fountain.
Black-eyed Susans and purple coneflower thrive.
Choices in seating keep guests near the fun.
Bluestone amplifies the deep sapphire of the pool.
Outdoor kitchen islands with built-in grills and more bring the party outside.
Winding pathways lead visitors through the garden.
Plantings and stone culminate in a pleasing bronze.