We just put up our Intex Ultra Frame. We removed the sod and spent much time leveling the ground. Bought 3 12 ml tarps and duct taped them together to make 1 large piece, then put the cheapy Intex tarp on top of that.
We have about 10" extra around most of the pool as we wanted extra room to put in recessed pavers for leg stability. What we have on the outer side of the pavers is dirt. We had to dig down about 4 inches on the high end so there is a drop off.
The tarps look crappy so I have tried to fold them under, but it still looks icky. Thought about just cutting the tarps just a couple of inches beyond the outside ofl where the legs meet the ground---leaving only enough to make sure the pavers are covered. The look of the rough edge of the dirt where we cut in to level looks crude, too. Anyone have any ideas what to do to make it look nicer (without spending a lot of $)? Thanks!