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Dive Into Pure, Fresh Water With Natural Swimming Pools

Goodbye Chlorine, Hello Comfort

A Healthy Alternative to Chemicals

Are you looking for a pool where the water caresses your skin without the harsh bite of chlorine? Do you dream of a pool that blends effortlessly with your outdoor space? While traditional pools that are laden with chemicals can be irritating to your skin and damaging to the environment, Quiet Nature is here to redefine this experience with natural swimming pools and ponds! These water features blend seamlessly into your backyard, offering a relaxing and chemical-free retreat that suits your outdoor space visually and functionally.


Bringing Our Expertise in Natural Swimming Pools to Ontario

European homeowners have enjoyed natural swimming pools for years, and we've worked to introduce this exciting concept to homeowners across Southern Ontario. We have more experience with natural swimming pools than just about anyone else in Ontario. Since 2013, we’ve owned and operated a fully-functional showcase/experimental pond at our headquarters just outside the Village of Ayr.


Naturally-Filtering Ponds and Pools

Rather than using chlorine or other harmful chemicals to treat the water, natural ponds and pools utilize a combination of native elements like plants, gravel, and natural minerals. When cared for properly and designed by experienced professionals like those in our team, this negates the need for traditional chemical treatments.

To ensure your comfort and space, our natural pools and ponds utilize two distinct areas.

  • The regeneration zone is a shallow area that houses the aquatic plants and organisms which work to continually purify the water.
  • The deeper portion is the swim zone, allowing for plenty of space to enjoy your pool without disturbing the purification process.


Explore the Unique Benefits of a Natural Pool

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Say Goodbye to Endless Maintenance

While not maintenance-free, natural ponds take a more organic approach, using the actions of aquatic plants and healthy bacteria to keep the water safe for your enjoyment. Much like with a traditional swimming pool, the level of maintenance required in a natural swimming pond will depend on your personal tolerance for leaves, debris, and sediment. The difference is that having some of this material in a pond looks perfectly natural, whereas it can make a traditional pool look neglected and unkept.

Avoid Skin and Eye Irritation

The lack of chemicals in natural swimming pools allows you to experience pool life without the distracting smells, itchy eyes, or irritated skin that comes with heavy chlorine use.  Spend hours enjoying yourself, whether you’re simply relaxing, having fun with friends, or getting some exercise! 

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Stay Conscious of Your Environmental Impact

The harsh chemicals found in most pools aren’t only irritating to human skin, but chlorinated water is toxic to wildlife. Instead of harming the natural environment around your home, a natural swimming pool will form an important part of the ecosystem. No need to worry about your natural wildlife like insects, frogs and other fauna as they tend to stick to the regeneration zone where they get the most benefit. But, if the very idea of sharing the water with frogs, tadpoles, and possibly fish (you never know what Mother Nature will bring!) makes your skin crawl, then a swimming pond may not be for you.

Keep Your Outdoor Space Beautiful Year-Round

Natural swimming pools aren’t only a great asset in the warm summer months, but they can serve as enjoyable destinations throughout the year. In the winter, natural pools become elegant winter ponds, perfect for sitting beside and enjoying a nice warm drink. Some homeowners even use their pools for ice skating when the temperature drops low enough. Enhance your space with elements like fire pits to provide a toasty solution for staying warm and with native plant landscaping featuring hardy plants that can weather the chilly winter weather.

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Interested in a natural alternative? Experience 'water as nature intended' with one of our signature natural swimming ponds!

Discover endless entertainment and enhance the natural surroundings of your property with ponds and pools designed to blend with your environment and lifestyle seamlessly. Celebrated by European homeowners for their beauty and functionality, natural swimming ponds are now emerging as a compelling alternative to traditional chemically treated pools. Unlike conventional pools, natural swimming pools function as miniature ecosystems, harnessing plant life and beneficial bacteria to purify the water, ensuring a pristine swimming experience.


These unique water features often resemble natural ponds, and their adaptable design allows for integration into diverse landscapes, from modern backyards to rustic settings. The versatility of natural swimming pools means they can be tailored to complement any outdoor space, whether a sleek, contemporary garden or a traditional country estate. This adaptability extends beyond aesthetics as these pools can be designed to various depths and sizes, catering to different uses like lap swimming, casual wading, or creating a naturalistic landscape.

Stunning Landscapes & Satisfied Clients

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Giving Back to Mother Nature

"I selected Quiet Nature because I liked the artistic style of their landscapes and the concept of a low maintenance, drought-resistant garden. We've been able to give back to mother nature and have a fabulously beautiful backyard!"

 - Angela
Waterloo, Ontario

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The End Result is Beautiful

"We were very pleased with the Butterfly Garden rejuvenation project that Quiet Nature planned and installed for us. The end result is beautiful, within our budget and was created using no power tools."

 - Victoria Lant
Northlake Woods School Council;  Waterloo, Ontario

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Our Project Won Three Awards

"Our project won three Landscape Ontario awards! The craftsmanship and quality of our wonderful outdoor living room is superb. Before the project, we rarely spent time outside and now, it’s our second living room!"

 - Steven & Donna
Conestoga, ON

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We're In Love With Our Gardens

"We chose Quiet Nature because we liked that they care about the environmental footprint they leave behind. We, and our customers, are in love with the new gardens and we would gladly recommend Quiet Nature to anyone."

 - Samantha Dion
Cedar House Restaurant; Paris, Ontario

Why Choose Quiet Nature?

We Bring Our Passion to Every Project

Whether you're looking for a home patio redesign, meadowland creation, or a natural swimming pond, we bring our passion for great design and environmentally friendly practices to every project. Let our experienced horticulturists and landscape craftsmen bring your vision to life in an exciting and innovative fashion.

Professional Results without the Pollution

The natural beauty of your landscaping shouldn't infringe on the health of its surroundings. Our zero emission maintenance approach uses "people powered" tools and battery-operated equipment to produce fewer emissions and less noise. We produce professional results and your neighbours will love us!

Experience that Truly Counts

Don't entrust your landscaping project to an amateur, but instead choose to work with award-winning landscape designers. We've had the opportunity to partner with hundreds of local home and business owners to create sensational landscapes that are visually appealing and environmentally sensitive.

View Examples of Our Award-Winning Work

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From backyard patios to swimming pools, natural gardens, wildflower meadows and so much more, our commitment to delivering exceptional results makes every project truly special. Our award-winning designs reach far beyond the traditional confines of landscaping, thanks to our  dedication to producing work that doesn't compromise on our ideals. 

We believe the beauty of our natural world should be available to everyone, and our innovative designs highlight the versatility of sustainable landscaping. It's a unique strategy that has successfully contributed to the creation of some of our area's most impressive residential backyards, low maintenance gardens, and stunning water features.

Take a few moments to explore our previous work and get inspired for your next landscape design project. 

Ready to Take Action?

Book your consultation today and let us make your landscape vision a reality.

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