Dirt Beauty is a landscape design business founded by film producer and director, Patricia Foulkrod.
Dirt Beauty creates sustainable beauty by integrating gorgeous, water efficient plants into
existing and new gardens, often incorporating beautiful planters and containers to create... 


Dirt Beauty Succulents
Dirt Beauty Succulents

DIRT BEAUTY specializes in designing and uplifting all gardens by keeping the best qualities of an existing garden, and intergrating various colorful and elegant new elements with our installations and creative designs.  Please see DESIGNS.

We incorporate plants, trees, boulders, river rocks, polished stones, walk-on bark, a variety of pavers, dripline irrigation, and can install high-quality artificial turf. Additionally, we create beautiful, dramatic container designs for patios, pools, and hardscape areas…we create quiet meditation spaces within properties to help quiet the mind.

In 2014, I transitioned from 25 years of producing and directing films to landscape design. Ten years later, I am a landscape designer in Santa Monica, California and since 2021 on Shelter Island in New York.  I have completed over one hundred landscape projects, often transforming a canvas of hard dirt into a sustainable, beautiful garden. The trees, plants, birds, soil, and water that we depend on to create beautiful gardens need our knowledge, awareness, and love, as we navigate a climate crisis that is affecting every aspect of nature, our gardens, and our lives.

I hope we can work together soon.

“Patricia is a true landscape artist and delivers far more than one can expect. Our project was massive and involved extensive soft and hardscape planning and design. Patricia and her team delivered at every level. Best of all, at each turn we found new challenges and needs, and Patricia adapted verses taking a one-size fits all approach. Landscape is the first impression for any home, and it’s important not to cut corners there. If you want a project completed and done right Dirt Beauty is the way to go”   

Michael D.

“We hired Dirt Beauty to refresh our garden. Patricia helped us select and install drought tolerant plants, surrounding ground cover, some fruit trees, drip irrigation, and lighting. The results far exceeded our expectations. The garden is absolutely spectacular. Patricia was easy to work with, responsive, timely, and on budget. The overall cost was extremely reasonable. We give Dirt Beauty our highest recommendation.”   

Henry W.

“We recently had the most incredible experience working with Dirt Beauty.  Our gardens are the talk of the neighborhood.  Patricia was so easy to work with as she listened to what we wanted, and easily and artistically created a beautiful garden that surpassed our initial ideas and expectations.  Her vision created magic!  We strongly recommend Dirt Beauty for anyone looking to reimagine their yard and gardens.  Five stars all the way!”    


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