Connie Nelson

Senior editor | Lifestyle
Phone: 612-673-7087
Connie Nelson is the Senior Editor for features coverage at the StarTribune. During the growing season, she produces how-to videos and is part of the Greengirls and Homegirls blogs.

Recent content from Connie Nelson

Julia Cobbs: Sofa, so good

Julia Cobbs has made a name for herself - well a first name, anyway - as one of the girls of gossip on the popular drive-time show "Lori and Julia." We talked with the impish, energetic and talkative talk-show host about her Sundays at home, why she downloaded Led Zeppelin and what's stuffed under her sectional.

Updated: March 07, 2008, - 03:22 PM

Subscribe to style

We all have our favorite shelter mags. But translating those glossy pages into real life isn't easy.

Updated: March 04, 2008, - 06:55 PM

Guru busts organic myths

All that's organic is not necessarily green, says a University of Minnesota researcher and author.

Updated: March 04, 2008, - 05:43 PM

The dirt: All about orchids

If you're interested in orchids -- or need a day devoted to something other than bemoaning the weather -- check out the 2008 Orchid Symposium sponsored by the Orchid Society of Minnesota Saturday.

Updated: March 04, 2008, - 05:42 PM

Splendid tableau

Famous foodie Lynne Rossetto Kasper -- known for her lush voice, enchanting stories and ready laugh -- reveals that she has iceberg lettuce in the fridge and pricey Spanish tuna in the cupboard. We caught up with the native New Yorker in her St. Paul home.

Updated: February 27, 2008, - 05:26 PM

Garden tours sponsored by the Arboretum

If your green thumb has frostbite, you might want to consider one of the garden tours sponsored by the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

Updated: February 05, 2008, - 03:22 PM

The dirt: Orchids and skiing

The Winter Carnival Orchid Show and skiing cross-country trails at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum are two great weekend choices.

Updated: January 22, 2008, - 05:45 PM

A talk with C. Colston Burrell

Naturalist, garden designer, photographer and prolific author C. Colston Burrell talks about his favorite plants, why he's not a purist and why pretty counts in plants.

Updated: January 16, 2008, - 01:31 PM

Silver: Practically speaking

Not having the ladies over for high tea? Then take off your white gloves, dust off your silver service and put it to work in a way Grandma wouldn't dare. Some suggestions:

Updated: January 15, 2008, - 03:47 PM

A no-splurge life

We caught up with the friendly face of HGTV's "Decorating Cents" at her Edina home.

Updated: December 21, 2007, - 11:42 AM

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