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

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

Cabin culture

Dale Mulfinger has lots of titles. He's the principal of SALA Architects in Minneapolis. He's an adjunct professor in the...

Updated: July 27, 2004, - 11:00 PM

Priceless pilgrimage

Part reality show, part assembly-line appraisal, PBS' "Antiques Roadshow" has become must-see TV for serious and not-so-serious collectors. On Saturday,...

Updated: June 22, 2004, - 11:00 PM

Once-shunned heirloom finds itself back in the family

Kathryn Koutsky's grandfather died when she was young, so she remembers little about the reticent Swedish-born carpenter beyond being bounced...

Updated: June 22, 2004, - 11:00 PM

Sight of rose's beauty bred lasting career

Ping Lim grew up in Laos, surrounded by hibiscus and bougainvillea. But it was a rose that changed his...

Updated: June 15, 2004, - 11:00 PM

Home & Garden: White castle

Andrew Flesher's downtown Minneapolis loft is a study in color: white.From the high-gloss epoxy floors to the painted concrete ceiling,...

Updated: May 25, 2004, - 11:00 PM

Azaleas ablaze with glory

Everyone has a spring chore that they dread. Removing the winter mulch, cutting back last year's dead stalks, raking away...

Updated: May 25, 2004, - 11:00 PM

What's hot and what's not for gardening in 2004

GROWING IN VOGUEIn the world of fashion, fads come almost as quickly as they go. And while few of us...

Updated: December 30, 2003, - 10:00 PM

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