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

Itching to be in the garden? Wait!

Put down that rake. Walk away from the wheelbarrow.

Updated: March 14, 2012, - 08:33 AM

Holiday makeover for $35

Lashunda Roberts likes to dress up, but doesn't often have a chance to do so. We asked a Minneapolis style expert to give her a fresh look on the cheap.

Updated: December 23, 2011, - 11:11 AM

Harriet: Jewel in the crown

It's the gem in Minneapolis' sparkling chain of lakes, mixing big-city splendor with small-town charm. An added bonus: It has its own little elf.

Updated: December 07, 2011, - 12:59 PM

Spruce up your holiday table

Set a fresh and family-friendly Thanksgiving table by using what you have around the house.

Updated: November 22, 2011, - 01:59 PM

Do It Now: Rake those leaves

If you have a thick layer of leaves, don't let them stay on the lawn. They can mat down over...

Updated: October 15, 2011, - 01:37 PM

Do one fun chore for fall

Most fall chores are of the knuckle-down-and-do-it variety. Putting the garden to bed doesn't offer much promise or visual appeal. Maybe that's why we get to plant bulbs in fall. It's our one truly hopeful autumn task

Updated: September 28, 2011, - 09:00 AM

The browser: "The Map of Time"

This wickedly fun novel plunges the reader into melodrama, romance and a great story.

Updated: September 18, 2011, - 05:17 PM

Perennial favorite

The 2011 Perennial Plant Association's pick for Perennial of the Year is Amsonia hubrichtii.

Updated: January 18, 2011, - 02:53 PM

Old seed catalogs part of Arb exhibit

"Seed Stories" features 150 images

Updated: January 04, 2011, - 03:21 PM

Get out at the arb

Santa's come and gone, but there's still plenty of holiday fun to be had at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

Updated: December 28, 2010, - 01:59 PM

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