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 seating area. Schulz had-sculpted the fountain tiles to add interest and beauty to the water feature. A succulent wall livens up the plain white fence. The plantings are all low-water varieties, including the Dymondia, which replaced the grass. Boulders add a natural feel around stepping stones that lead from the main house to the garage.

details.

medium.

Landscape design, installation, and sculpted-tile fountain

size.

2,000 sq. ft.

duration.

January–February 2012

client.

Susan and Patrick Shipstead