Category: Inside and Out

Sorrell will discuss designs such as this in his IDC workshop titled “Inspired Exteriors: Trends in Outdoor Living & Space Design.” The workshop will be at 6 p.m. June 9. (Submitted photos)

Column: Enjoy the IDC experience

Commentary by Randy Sorrell First timers are a little shocked, uncertain of what to expect and a bit overwhelmed. Delightfully so! The products are fresh. The finishes are smooth. And the building is a...

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...