If you have a pool on your property, you are better than most homeowners so far. Most people can only dream of spending a cold afternoon enjoying their own pool. But this is already a reality for you. The best thing you can do is maximize the aesthetic value of the pool by looking through some of the pool landscape designs. In order to view the surrounding area of the swimming pool, you can decide on the design yourself, or you can have a professional landscape designer do the work for you. But I strongly suggest that even if you have to consult a professional, the design of the pool landscape should reflect your personal style and preferences. After all, this is your own home. When designing the right landscape for your pool, there are important factors to consider. They are more likely to be the factor that the contractors are asking for your preference. These include: there must be a general theme for each landscape. Every aspect of the design complements and blends with each other to help achieve the desired look. When thinking about your topic, you have to look at the overall building of your house and the available space in your property. Your landscape should be an extension of the main building of your house, or at least fit it. For example, if you want a tropical landscape, having a pool will definitely help create an atmosphere for a tropical island. What you need to add may be a bunch of strategically planned palm trees planted in different areas around the pool. You can also add some sand or stones on the road, or even add hammocks between palm trees. Fixtures and plants when deciding which fixtures and plants you will include in the landscape, the most important thing is that it must be appropriate and well integrated with the overall theme of the landscape Even details like stone placement must contribute to the beauty of the entire landscape. As for plants, there are many options here according to the theme of the landscape. Like the example above, the palm trees match the tropical island theme. On top of that, you may want to add some tropical flowering plants such as muhibiscus to add color and life to the landscape. But you still have to remember that there is plant maintenance and maintenance around the pool. Negotiate with the contractor. The final consideration applies only if you decide to hire a professional to do the job for you. You just have to state what you want to do in your house and have them draw some plans or designs from your ideas. I strongly recommend that you look at these plans and review them again. That way, it will be your call. It\'s better to hire a contractor recommended by a friend or someone you know. But if not, at least check the background of the company. If you are very satisfied with its background, you have to negotiate the price of the project and expect some documentation to support the agreement you have just reached. This will benefit both you and the contractor.