Plants and the natural swimming pool

Genius! Children could find no better or wetter classroom and play area than this naturalized swimming pool. This is, perhaps, the greatest story I have come across all year. ~ JB

davidpaganbutler | November 25, 2010 |How to build your own Natural Swimming Pool. A swimming pool that has clear water without using chemicals. These pools rely entirely on the plants and animals to condition the water. Healthy for people and wildlife. Wild Swimming at home. David Pagan Butler has made films for the BBC on Natural Swiimming Pools. He builds them himself to show you how to make a pool for a fraction of the cost of a commerical installation. Featured in the current (Winter 2010) Permaculture Magazine.

Natural Swimming Pools – A Guide to Designing and Building Your Own. DVD Published by Permanent Publications, Available soon from

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