You don't have to travel beyond the backyard to experience pure luxury. This book will show you how to transform your lawn into a personal paradise. Over 400 beautiful color photographs of spectacular backyard environments feature pools, spas, and fountains. More than just water features, you'll find a wide breadth of projects that inspire and amaze. Indulge your senses with exciting ideas in backyard design, intended to pamper and please even the pickiest home owners. Realize the potential of your backyard with the power of simple landscaping, elaborate poolside structures, waterfalls, fireplaces, and more. Transform your lawn into a lavish retreat, bound to make a huge splash with friends, family, and neighbors.