With this heat, are you dreaming of adding a cool oasis in your backyard like we are? If you don’t already have a pool, Texas summers will surely have you wishing that you did, and if you’re wishing for a pool, why not wish for a top-of-the-line design?

That’s what Harold Leidner offers his clients. We asked the founder of his eponymous landscape design and maintenance firm about the latest in pool design and construction. Read on for his answers and you’ll be dreaming of your summer respite in living color!

Come see the latest in pools and landscape over on CandysDirt.com.

poolLet’s face it — it’s hot. It’s only June, and if you’re anything like our band of merry writers, you’re researching ways to do your work from a pool, nevermind the pruning. 

Today’s Midland Under $1 Million is the perfect spot to do just this (if we figure out how to do it), and it’s also the perfect pad for entertaining.

Meet 6009 Meadowview Lane, a four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath, 3,346-square-foot home in Greenhill Terrace on almost three acres of land. (more…)

This week’s Midland Under $750,000 is a family home with lots of space for playing — including the always-popular-in-Texas pool.

And since this home is located in the Green Tree Country Club neighborhood, not only do you have access to your own pool, but all the amenities the country club has to offer as well — golf, tennis, and racquetball included, as well as a clubhouse for parties.

This four-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bath, 3,987-square-foot home at 4503 Green Tree Blvd. was built in 1981 but has had several improvements that have allowed this family home to feel newer. And bonus! It comes in under budget at $659,900.
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