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

A star is born

It was what the plant world had been waiting for: a knock-out beauty with a catchy name and a script...

Updated: March 22, 2005, - 10:00 PM

Plant families

Bachman's.Linder's.Wagners.Gertens.The names that define gardening in the Twin Cities are family names. In fact, Wayne Rivers, president of the consulting...

Updated: February 15, 2005, - 10:00 PM

In the winter garden

There is no riot of color in the winter garden. The showy flowers that once demanded attention have surrendered to...

Updated: January 11, 2005, - 10:00 PM

Skiing the light fantastic

This story was published Feb. 4, 1999.As the work day winds down, they begin trickling in, alone or in small...

Updated: January 04, 2005, - 10:00 PM

Merry mod

There are no plastic Santas in the mid-century modern house of Tia and Souliyahn Keobounpheng. No lavishly ribboned wreaths hang...

Updated: December 13, 2004, - 10:00 PM

Tom Brandt and Jeff Bengtson: Harvest home from the garden

Tabletop stylists: Tom Brandt, owner of Garden 1526, a garden antiques store, 1526 E. 46th St., Minneapolis, 612-722-0466,...

Updated: November 15, 2004, - 10:00 PM

Danette Smith: Keep it simple at Christmas

Tabletop stylist: Danette Smith of LaTavola, a Minnetrista-based dinnerware rental and tabletop design company, 952-495-0126.The look: Colorful Christmas.The inspiration: A...

Updated: November 15, 2004, - 10:00 PM

Fall finale

Like most gardeners, I consider autumn a mixed blessing. Although I appreciate the cool, crisp days and the breathtaking bursts...

Updated: October 26, 2004, - 11:00 PM

Island has sightseeing options

Although it's primarily a back-country destination, Isle Royale offers a surprising number of activities for families and sightseers. There are...

Updated: August 28, 2004, - 11:00 PM

Travel: Wild Isle Royale

The fog that had teased the rocky, lichen-covered islands around us finally settled in, thickly and solidly. We glided our...

Updated: August 28, 2004, - 11:00 PM

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