Can't decide if this is perfect for Lexi or Cosmo :) - Place a plastic kiddie pool in the ground. It'd be easy to clean and looks nicer than having it above ground. Big dogs can't chew it up or drag it around........OR you could just do this for kids too!
How to make a seat around a tree: If you need seating for a cast of thousands or want to spend quiet moments in the shade, a tree seat is just what you need. Tree seats conjure up images of lazy spring afternoons under the shade of a gnarled old tree, with rays of sunlight gently filtering through the foliage. Even a square one would be nice