Pool - 4 ft. at the ends and 6 ft. in the middle (warms more quickly from the sun and less expensive to build and heat; fine for laps). Garden: clipped boxwoods, roses, lilies, hydrangeas, hollyhocks, and delphiniums are filled in with ageratum, lavatera, matricaria. And dahlias. Bird topiaries inspired by garden at Hidcote, England. Side beds for herbs, lettuces, and tomatoes.