public art.

residential art.

landscape design.

studio art.

Betsy is a landscape designer as well as a public artist. She designs and installs landscapes for residential and commercial properties. Working closely with owners, architects and contractors she creates custom landscape plans, selects plants, manages material orders, schedules crews, and oversees installation. She is passionate about the use of low-water and edible plants. Her use of art, boulders, natural stone, and decorative concrete set her work apart from others.

Westbrew Landscape

Westbrew Landscape

Day Landscapedescription. The Del Mar Partnership and the owners of Westbrew hired Betsy K. Schulz to create a durable, low-maintenance landscape, inspired by the beach-side setting. Betsy seeded the concrete with beach pebbles, various shells of different sizes and...

Dunne Landscape

Dunne Landscape

Day Landscapedescription. In order to create a European-inspired cottage garden, Betsy uses boulders, natural stone steps, walls, and pavers, to compliment the blue-greens of the low-water plantings. Each plant is specifically chosen to ensure flowers each month of...

Burger Residence Landscape & Art

Burger Residence Landscape & Art

Burger residence landscape and artdescription. Betsy Schulz worked with Katie Pelisek to create the overall design and manage the installation of this one-acre garden. Betsy created scaled site plans and detailed drawings of specific garden features such as: two entry...

Day Landscape

Day Landscape

Day Landscapedescription. Betsy K. Schulz worked closely with the Days to combine boulders and dry-stacked stone walls, creating a landscape backbone. Stone pathways, using a variety of materials, meander through pebble pools and textured ground cover of various green...

Eichen/Flieder Residence Landscape & Art

Eichen/Flieder Residence Landscape & Art

Eichen/Flieder Residence Landscape and Art description. For the Eichen/Flieder residence entry, Betsy Schulz completed a hand sculpted-ceramic mural. She worked closely with her clients to make an art piece inspired by their interests. Included are two ceramics...

Freeman Residence Landscape and Art

Freeman Residence Landscape and Art

Freeman Residence Landscape and Artdescription. For the Freeman residence landscape, Betsy Schulz combined boulders, low-water plantings, and concrete seeded with pebbles, glass, and shells. Along with the landscape design and installation, Schulz designed a gate and...

Shipstead Residence Landscape & Art

Shipstead Residence Landscape & Art

description. Betsy Schulz’s design for the Shipstead backyard illustrates how a small outdoor space can be transformed into a lovely, functional outdoor room. The slate patio was extended from the house, and a fountain and fire pit were added as a focal point for the...

Rice Residence Landscape

Rice Residence Landscape

description. For the Rice family’s front yard Betsy Schulz turned a steep sandy slope into usable outdoor living space. To do this, she designed terraces with boulders and concrete retaining walls. The walls were built using ground face block that matches the house...

Holcomb Residence Landscape

Holcomb Residence Landscape

Holcomb Residence Landscapedescription. The Holcomb landscape has a little of everything: a pathway around the yard that doubles as a skateboard run, a basketball court, a fantastic playhouse, a climbing wall, several storage and seating areas, fountains, a stream bed...

Wegner Residence Landscape

Wegner Residence Landscape

description. Betsy Schulz along with Katie Pelisek designed a children’s storybook forest in the Wegner family backyard. It comes complete with a pint-size playhouse, a running brook and fish pond, a rabbit hutch behind the playhouse, paths that meander through the...

Stern Residence Landscape

Stern Residence Landscape

description. The Sterns’ front landscape was designed with ease of maintenance in mind, with very low-water use and a modern look and feel. Cobblestones and cactuses from the existing front yard were reused. Other succulents and low-water shrubs were introduced to...

Schulz Residence Landscape & Art

Schulz Residence Landscape & Art

Schulz Residence Landscape and Art description. The front-yard plantings of the Schulz residence are strategically placed to give the owners privacy and still retain the view of the lagoon across a busy road. A tall sculpted-tile mural to the left of the front door...