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

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

Wanted: Old gardening books

The Minnesota State Horticultural Society seeks donation for its annual fundraising book sale.

Updated: November 16, 2010, - 03:06 PM

Planning a garden wedding?

One of the area's more popular gardens is hosting a wedding showcase -- indoors.

Updated: October 27, 2010, - 11:14 AM

The accidental prairie advocate

With the publication of her fourth book, a local garden writer solidifies her support for growing native plants.

Updated: October 26, 2010, - 03:23 PM

Ignore these chores at your garden's peril

Iif you haven't finished your buttoning-up chores, you'd better do them soon.

Updated: October 19, 2010, - 02:19 PM

They dared to dream of a better world - and won

The students who wrote the winning essays in the "Dare to Dream" contest have big plans for improving their communities.

Updated: October 15, 2010, - 08:53 PM

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