How do I makeover hole in yard

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We just removed an above ground pool and deck. Any ideas on what to do with the huge hole rather than just filling with dirt?

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  • Jeanne Grunert Jeanne Grunert on Sep 07, 2018

    Have you thought of making a little rain garden? A rain garden captures water flowing through the yard and provides a place where it can easily be absorbed back into the ground. You can plant all sorts of pretty plants there. Here's more information -- http://www.groundwater.org/action/home/raingardens.html

  • Mogie Mogie on Sep 07, 2018

    Level the area, add gravel and make a fire pit with seating around it. Add a bbq, a smoker, some lighting and a table.

  • Edie Zsuzsics Edie Zsuzsics on Sep 07, 2018

    You could turn it into a small patio or privacy area. Put some weed block down and fill the hole with gravel. Level it. Add an outdoor rug, maybe add an arbor or small pergola, bistro set or outdoor swing. The possibilities are endless.

  • Teacup8885 Teacup8885 on Sep 08, 2018

    Make stairs along the inner outside of hole leading down to a circular hidden patio/fire pit!

  • Janice Janice on Sep 08, 2018

    Hi jk! Now's your opportunity to recreate a new recreational spot in your yard by adding concrete mesh, some gravel and then concrete to the round area where your pool sat. After the concrete cures, add lawn furniture, plants, and perhaps a rug to make an outdoor lounge spot.

  • Mindi Mindi on Sep 08, 2018

    Maybe a Koi pond?

  • BrokeCrazyLady BrokeCrazyLady on Sep 09, 2018

    I am confused, where is this hole if you removed an ABOVE GROUND pool. Just how deep is the hole above ground? ;)

  • Inetia Inetia on Sep 09, 2018

    You might consider a bog garden. Easier and less maintenance than a pond.

    https://www.edenproject.com/learn/for-everyone/how-to-make-a-bog-garden

  • Lori Lori on Oct 24, 2018

    Years ago I removed an above ground pool and turned it into a flower garden. It took a few years to fill it up, but it is worth the time and effort.

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