DIY Guides and Reference Material
When thoughtfully planned, a natural swimming pool or pond makes a wonderful addition to your outdoor living space! Though they can't fully replace the expertise of a professional natural pool designer, these DIY guides and reference books are some of our favorites for helping you to understand how natural water features are built and how to start one of your own!
Natural Swimming Pools & Ponds: THE TOTAL GUIDE, 3rd Edition
This is a complete How-To Guide, now in its 3rd edition, with all you need in order to understand how our Natural Swimming Pool/Pond system works and how to design and build one of your own.
This interactive ebook contains all of our company secrets and techniques. We have put 1000 hours of hard work into this guide and filled it with detailed information, step-by-step examples, formulas, plumbing details, and over 150 illustrations and photographs. Our 3rd edition is complete with new photos, drawings, product hyperlinks and our most up-to-date construction techniques.
Note: This is a digital download. A link to download the eBook will be sent to the email address you enter at checkout. The eBook is an interactive PDF, so is best viewed on a computer, tablet, e-reader or smartphone.
Waterfalls, Fountains, Pools & Streams Book
This is one of our favorite reference books for Water feature design & has some wonderful installation tips as well. Keep in mind the pumps listed in this book are not swimming safe.
It has 126 pages of content and has lots of photos, showcasing water feature examples and some photos of building processes.
The Practical Rock & Water Garden Book
The Practical Rock & Water Garden: A step-by-step guide from planning and construction to plants and planting is one of our favorite reference books for water features. It has great reference pictures, and a huge section on planting as well as an expansive plant directory.
It has 251 pages of content and lots of photos, including some materials reference photos.
Keep in mind, the pumps in this book are not swimming safe. Different guidelines apply to water gardens than natural swimming ponds/pools.