The Q&A Archives: New Pool

Question: Looking for plant ideas. Just installing 10 by 20 pool in small back yard. Looking to add addition privacy, I like the tropical plants here, and we have clay soil and sm budget.

Answer: The general rules to follow when planting near a pool is to choose trees and shrubs that are as litter-free as possible and those without sharp thorns or seed pods which could injure you or your guests. Rather than list all of the possible plants, I'll direct you to a site sponsored by Clemson with lots of plant suggestions:

Best wishes with your project!

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