2021 HGTV Ultimate Outdoor Awards Panel of Judges

From HGTV executives to award-winning landscape professionals, learn about this year's distinguished panel of judges that will select the Overall Winner of the 2021 HGTV Ultimate Outdoor Awards.

Kelly Smith Trimble

Kelly is the senior editorial director for HGTV.com and author of the book "Vegetable Gardening Wisdom." A master gardener, she focuses on growing vegetables, cooking and preserving. Kelly also spends her time hiking, backpacking and doing almost anything else outdoors. She likes vintage and eclectic design where everything has a story. Read More

Anita Corsini

Anita and her husband Ken Corsini are the founders of Red Barn Homes, LLC. She believes any home can be transformed into something beautiful, and is willing to go the extra mile to make it a warm and inviting environment for someone to love. Read More

Craig Reynolds

Craig Reynolds is a distinguished landscape architect and the overall winner of the 2019 HGTV Outdoor Awards.

While the landscape architect has the technical precision of an engineer, he is at heart, an artist. This unique design approach, informed by the client and the architecture, Craig Reynolds is able to transform ordinary properties into extraordinary gardens. Read More

Caroline Alkire

Caroline is the online editor for HGTV Magazine. When she's not obsessing over the latest boho home trends — or decorating her tiny, door-less room in NYC with shades of blush — she loves attending concerts and rereading the Harry Potter series. Read More

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2017 HGTV Ultimate Outdoor Awards Panel of Judges

From HGTV executives to award-winning landscape professionals, learn about this year's distinguished panel of judges that will select the Overall Winner of the 2017 HGTV Ultimate Outdoor Awards.

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From HGTV executives to award-winning landscape professionals, learn about this year's distinguished panel of judges that will select the Overall Winner of the 2022 HGTV Ultimate Outdoor Awards.

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