With a backdrop like this, it's best to keep things simple. The pool has a low profile and is accented with blue furnishings and planters, retaining the natural peacefulness and allowing nature to take the lead. Swaths are selectively mowed in the fields to create spaces for sports, and for sitting by the fire pit. Stormwater was managed with a rain garden and bio-swales, a more passive system than dry-wells, while providing pollinators for the native bees. Chickens and a pig also make their home here.
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