Category: Inside and Out

Enjoy a break from technology and design a space to live outside. (Submitted photo)

Column: Live life outdoors with spaces that impact

Commentary by Randy Sorrell Finally, the technology-induced drought for outdoor living has been reversed! Our children initiated this fun-sucking drought fueled by all things FANG (Facebook/Amazon/Netflix/Google). They preferred to be nailed in front of...

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...