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

The dirt: Gardening for the rain

Workshops teach you how to start rain garden or create a sustainable yard.

Updated: March 09, 2010, - 03:49 PM

Sex-up gardening? This Aussie is trying

Garden design has never been a sexy subject. But a horticultural hottie is poised to change all that. This year, he launched yet another venture: a new HGTV show, "The Outdoor Room With Jamie Durie."

Updated: March 03, 2010, - 04:16 PM

Front door: A 'naked' kitchen tour, plus a taste of spring flowers

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

Updated: March 02, 2010, - 03:46 PM

Front door: New fiber arts studio in Minneapolis

StevenBe:A Yarn Garage Workshop has opened in south Minneapolis offering workshops and supplies for sale.

Updated: February 23, 2010, - 02:51 PM

Front door: A consignment shop opens in Chaska

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

Updated: February 17, 2010, - 12:32 PM

Gardening for the general good

A nationally known entomologist has become a vocal advocate for using our gardens as places to preserve biodiversity.

Updated: February 16, 2010, - 03:53 PM

IMS sets its designs on deals in new store

As of March 4, it'll also be home to a discount store. Designer Sharon Allemong plans to open the Sale Room @ IMS offering floor samples, discontinued items and closeouts from the 75 showrooms.

Updated: January 27, 2010, - 05:46 PM

Before & After: Kitchen

An outdated kitchen gets a contemporary update without adding square footage or moving walls.

Updated: December 29, 2009, - 02:00 PM

Seeding the future

George Ball is bullish on gardening. But then, he ought to be. Ball is the chairman of Burpee Seed, one of the nation's largest seed, plant and supply companies. We talked to Ball - in English with a smattering of French - about "catalog creep," our hunger for new plants and the explosive growth in gardening.

Updated: December 29, 2009, - 12:54 PM

Como show features flowers on film

Denise Rouleau and Mark D. Roberts weren't intending to mark the end of an era. They just wanted to put together an exhibition of photos of Como Park's Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, one of their favorite places to shoot.

Updated: December 08, 2009, - 06:41 PM

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