Natural pool
       
     
Natural pool detail
       
     
Walking into water
       
     
Wave wall
       
     
Mr. Toad
       
     
Toad by others
       
     
Full of water
       
     
Up in the hills
       
     
Natural pool
       
     
Natural pool

Wetland plants provide the filtration for this swimming pool built on a hillside.

Natural pool detail
       
     
Natural pool detail

The bio-filter is separated from the swimming area with the help of a rubber lined concrete wall.
 

Walking into water
       
     
Walking into water

Grass transitions to sand, then to pebbles, and a step down begins the swimming.
 

Wave wall
       
     
Wave wall

Knitted in rows like as sweater, a dry laid retaining wall mimics the anticipated movement of water and creates the space for the pool within a field of Alpacas.

Mr. Toad
       
     
Mr. Toad

It is fall but this amphibian and his companion still seem ready for a swim. A stone pad rests on stone legs on an unmovable boulder below.

Toad by others
       
     
Toad by others
Full of water
       
     
Full of water

Sixteen months after construction began, the pond is full and ready to invite.
 

Up in the hills
       
     
Up in the hills

A combination of existing trees and new plantings detail this private woodland pond after it was dredged and restored.