Category: Inside and Out

This outdoor space showcases the variegated iris transplants contrasted against the highly textured blue spruce globosa shrub, stately boxwood and sprouting sweetbay magnolia. (Submitted photo)

Column: Color, travertine look genius in spring

Commentary by Randy Sorrell Art: This outdoor space showcases the variegated iris transplants contrasted against the highly textured blue spruce globosa shrub, stately boxwood and sprouting sweetbay magnolia. (Submitted photo) I love driving by...

Cabbage is a vegetable that should be transplanted outdoors in April. (Photo by Noah Herron)

Column: 5 tips to a successful garden

Commentary by Noah Herron Gardening can be tougher than most people imagine. The secret to a productive garden is taking the time now to plan your strategies with the garden. Below are five tips...

Appreciate your privacy with unique design. (Submitted image)

Column: Create amazing privacy

Commentary by Randy Sorrell Amazing is not the usual commentary when completing a project designed entirely for privacy. But it can be with a little creativity and freedom. Imagine a solid row of boring...

There are plenty of less-traditional options that will look great in your kitchen and will stand up to daily use. (Submitted photo)

Column: Think about your counters

Commentary by David Decker When it comes to countertops, everyone knows about the big three: granite, quartz and marble. These materials are durable and beautiful, so it’s easy to see why they are used...

A look at one of the beautiful pergolas you can have. (Submitted photo)

Column: Amazing makeovers for you

Commentary by Randy Sorrell Amazing!  I love hearing that word ooze from our clients as we walk their project. And, it’s a great description of this comprehensive space that allowed thrilling on-site adjustments as...

The rusted privacy panel/cedar posts/beam structure designed by landscape architect Eric Beard and installed on the Sorrell property. (Submitted photo)

Column: Your privacy intervention

Commentary by Randy Sorrell Several times a year a F.H., or Frantic Homeowner, calls, texts or sends a frantic email pleading for intervention with a neighbor. The sometimes hilarious stories all have a similar...

Create an ultra-fun feel in your own backyard. (Submitted photo)

Column: Design a fun patio

Commentary by Randy Sorrell Void.  Sterile.  Green.  But, lacking emotion.  That’s how the previous stroke of lawn could be described. Vibrant.  Playful.  The updated version is packed with energy.  As well as spacious, durable...

Small choices in  remodeling your home can make a big impact. (Submitted photo)

Column: Details we love

Commentary by David Decker Remodeling your kitchen or bathroom is a big project, but it’s the little things that make your remodel stand out. Adding carefully chosen details can elevate the level of style...