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

Grab a rake, stow the sprinkler

It's probably not too early to rake, but hold off on watering.

Updated: March 30, 2010, - 03:08 PM

Fresh floral picks

There's nothing wrong with growing the tried and true, but it's hard not to be tempted by new plants, especially when they offer sassy colors, longer-lasting flowers or easier care.

Updated: March 30, 2010, - 03:06 PM

The dirt: Spend some time in zen

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory is looking for volunteers to be interpreters at its Japanese garden.

Updated: March 23, 2010, - 02:54 PM

Front door: Can't wait for tulips?

Check out the Spring Flower Show at Como's conservatory.

Updated: March 23, 2010, - 02:54 PM

Front door: New textile exhibit, fireplace facelift contest

A look at ways to add beauty, utility and fun to your home or garden.

Updated: March 16, 2010, - 04:43 PM

The dirt: Classes help prep for garden season

The melting snow is one sign of spring. All-day garden seminars are another.

Updated: March 16, 2010, - 04:05 PM

What's in, what's out in kitchens and baths

A national trendspotter sees a resurgence in remodeling and a renewed focus on nesting.

Updated: March 13, 2010, - 04:21 PM

Front door: YouTube video shows where to get the look for less

Haupt Antiek compares occasional sale wares with higher end store options.

Updated: March 09, 2010, - 04:18 PM

Couple display the art of gardening

A creative couple rely on a unique form of organic design to turn their front yard into an award-winning destination.

Updated: March 09, 2010, - 04:07 PM

Erbeses offer gardening how-to tips

Tom and Anna Erbes' tips for shopping and zone hardiness.

Updated: March 09, 2010, - 03:50 PM

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