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Natural Swimming Pools
Title: Natural Swimming Pools
Inspiration for Harmony with Nature

ISBN: 0764321838

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Natural swimming pools rely on the correct balance of plants andmicroorganisms to clean and purify the water. They are a safe place for childrento play and birds to drink, and are a dramatic example of ecological design,combining the natural and man-made worlds while creating beauty. These poolsoffer enjoyment not only in the warm months, but during winter, too, when theycan be used for ice skating and other activities. Often the focal point of agarden, natural swimming pools blend into their environments, flowing into thesurroundings with plants and rocks.  They reflect the changing seasons andthey enhance the environment naturally. They are easy and less costly tomaintain than chemical pools, providing significant savings in water. Chlorineand other common pool chemicals are hazardous to human health and are not used.This book is a necessary resource for anyone interested in having a naturalswimming pool and shows how a natural swimming pool system works, as well as theenvironmental, health, and safety benefits it offers. Drawings, diagrams, andcharts cover planning, design, biology, materials, construction, planting, andmaintenance. Over 300 beautiful color pictures feature projects that willinspire you to have your own natural water garden where you can swim in harmonywith nature at any time.

232 pages, Schiffer (12/05)

Author: Michael Littlewood
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
Categories: Landscape Construction,

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