You can surround an above-ground pool with landscaping blocks, or build a retaining wall of stone to frame the outside panels. Landscaping: Think Buffer. landscaping and plants around the above-ground pool can hide the pool entirely from view, or make it a reflective part of a larger picture. Creative Landscaping Ideas for Your Above-Ground Swimming Pool Please note: You are currently browsing img 42 gorgeous inground pool ideas that is 1000x667px in size. This image is listed in in ground pool landscaping ideas category. Creative Landscaping Ideas for Your AboveGround Swimming Pool, 1000x667 in 139.96 KB.