Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes. The strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away - very functional patio plant. - around the pool by kelli

Mosquito grass (a. The strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away - very functional patio plant. - around the pool by Millicent Morris

If you are lucky enough to live where an outdoor pool is a way of life, there are plenty of plants that are low on the mess scale that are suitable for…

Poolside Gardens – What Are Some Poolside Plants

If you are lucky enough to live where an outdoor pool is a way of life, there are plenty of plants that are low on the mess scale that are suitable for planting poolside. What are some poolside plants? Read here for a few nofuss suggestions.

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These are the giant bromeliads I was thinking about as features they would definitely add interest but not sure whether they would work in the UK climate. The giant ferns in the background (if that is what they are) also add interest and are reminiscent of the design of the restaurant in France that I mentioned

Love these giant bromeliads I was thinking about as features they would definitely add interest but not sure whether they would work in the UK climate. The giant ferns in the background (if that is what they are) also add interest.

If you have a pool,  you may wonder if there are plants you can use near it that don't create a lot of mess.  This article is exactly what you're looking for.

Poolside Gardens – What Are Some Poolside Plants

If you are lucky enough to live where an outdoor pool is a way of life, there are plenty of plants that are low on the mess scale that are suitable for planting poolside. What are some poolside plants? Read here for a few nofuss suggestions.

Would love to do around the pool -multiple levels of rock as a border looks neat and orderly but still natural. Also, many great landscapes at this site!

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Layered rock border ~ This really looks attractive as a border for a flowerbed. on the way to side yard

Keep the mess outside! After a long day of gardening or cleaning around the house, clean your feet with this DIY spray station using items from around your house like rocks and an old tray. For convenience, place near the hose.

9 Cool Summer Cleaning Tips

Good for beside the pool! Keep the mess outside! After a long day of gardening or cleaning around the house, clean your feet with this DIY spray station using items from around your house like rocks and an old tray. For convenience, place near the hose.

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Not too bad? Still not convinced though. exposed aggregate pool deck with white concrete (Mix People Asian)

oriental fountain grass in planter at pool edge. Pavers around pool look nice. * just planted fountain grass- love how wispy it is

I just picked one of these Karly Rose Fountain Grass plants up at the plant exchange at the library. I can't wait for it to bloom! Thank you to whoever brought it.

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