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

Record heat is putting on the growth

Some plants are loving the heat, even if you're not.

Updated: May 25, 2010, - 04:10 PM

The front door: Lake Pepin art tour

Plus: Time to trim back spring flower stems

Updated: May 11, 2010, - 04:58 PM

The front door: Como's Japanese garden opening for season

Plus: Free trees to go

Updated: April 27, 2010, - 04:24 PM

Bunnies aren't pestering gardens, yet

Early spring has spared the tulips, but given them plenty to eat.

Updated: April 27, 2010, - 03:53 PM

Greengirls go live

Just in time for our super early spring, we're bringing back the Star Tribune's garden blog.

Updated: April 20, 2010, - 06:31 PM

Front door: Put out the pet welcome mat

Plus: Leno's garage gets retooled

Updated: April 06, 2010, - 02:50 PM

Front door: Italy by the Web opens in Minneapolis

Plus: Nine kids or not, this couple have their own design show.

Updated: March 30, 2010, - 03:09 PM

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

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