Fitting the landscape
Combining the best of the pool and pond worlds, this project
offered Michael Inzerillo an opportunity to enhance the
landscape’s natural beauty.
When the crew arrived on site, they had to contend with a grade of
approximately eight feet that sloped down from the tree line into
the grassier areas of the yard. A more significant renovation was
the strategic removal of trees from portions of the yard. This
allowed the yard to be bathed in sunlight during certain hours of
the day, while leaving enough trees in place to keep the secluded
woodsy atmosphere intact.
“We narrowed down the time frame when the client would be
using the backyard,” explains Inzerillo, vice president of
Swimming Pools by Jack Anthony in Center Moriches, N.Y. “And
we created an umbrella of sunlight to accommodate just that time