Visualize this: you are lazily floating, toes up, in a pond of clear running water, surrounded by wild grass. Hummingbirds land on nearby flowers and the scent of lavender. Is this a dream or some midday fantasy? Neither. Just ask Elisabeth, who chose to be part of a new trend in swimming the natural way, without chlorine or other harsh chemicals in the water. For the ultimate back-to-nature retreat, she put in a swimming pond in her garden.