Author: Randy Sorrell

Home show keeps it REAL 0

Home show keeps it REAL

Have you ever walked on a real bluestone patio with thick moss behaving as 2-inch joints, or seen a massive travertine outdoor bistro counter (shout out to Greenleaf for the counter)? What about genuinely...

Planning has biggest impact 0

Planning has biggest impact

After 20 years of turning my passion into my profession, we’ve developed a few guiding design thoughts that have served us well. They are as follows: • Plant the right plant in the right...

Encouraging numbers in 2013 0

Encouraging numbers in 2013

Apparently consumer confidence is back, at least according to Houzz and the Home Improvement Research Institute. Harvard University produces an index that tracks remodeling activity (Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity), and it boasts that...

Winter maintenance for homes 0

Winter maintenance for homes

Frosty windows and a dusting of snow on the lawn is motivation for completing critical winter preparation duties. It’s not the most joyful thing to do, but just as necessary as mulching landscaped beds...

Keep your curb appeal current 0

Keep your curb appeal current

Establishing stunning curb appeal is always a relevant topic and is often established with a number of creative strategies. Our favorites include updated hardware on freshly painted doors, tasteful coach lamps, and oversized urns...

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Planning the patio

This naturally modern outdoor living space is packed with customized features and unique materials. You will not see anything like this in your favorite paver brochure or your neighbor’s back yard. This was precisely...

Create your moment 0

Create your moment

“Creating moments” is the new buzz in the green industry as the satisfaction of outdoor living gains momentum. Inspired families are learning to spend more time laughing/ dining/talking around the delicious patio than tethered...