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

What not to do in your yard and garden right now

There always are plenty of spring chores to tackle. One of the most difficult? Waiting.

Updated: April 07, 2009, - 12:43 PM

2008 show: Hot, hot, hot

Hot. Hot. Hot. That's not the forecast; that's a description of 2008's Macy's-Bachman's flower show.

Updated: April 02, 2009, - 09:34 AM

Families build a path that brings them together

One of the first things Lynn Waddell LeBoutillier did when she and her family moved into their new Elk River...

Updated: March 27, 2009, - 10:12 AM

Bark: An appreciative look at the skin of our trees

Consider a tree in winter. Blossomless, leafless, seemingly lifeless.But if you look a little closer, you'll see that each barren...

Updated: March 27, 2009, - 10:10 AM

Japanese garden: peace and perseverance

Mendota Heights was a small town when Billie and Jerre Logan bought a hilltop lot, and, to the surprise of...

Updated: March 27, 2009, - 10:09 AM

Project in a pot

You can grow your own salad if you have somewhere to put a pot and at least six hours of sun a day.

Updated: March 24, 2009, - 01:13 PM

Feb. 2009: St. Paul city garden is front and center

A learn-as-you-go gardener transformed a small city lot into an imaginative, innovative garden.

Updated: March 18, 2009, - 09:20 AM

A new version of 'house keeping'

In a sign of the times, a St. Paul home and garden show adds foreclosure to its workshop topics.

Updated: March 10, 2009, - 10:34 AM

Home shows don't need big-name stars to draw DIY crowds

When the Minneapolis Home & Garden Show got its start 75 years ago, it featured beauty pageants, vaudeville acts and big-name stars -- Liberace, the Lennon Sisters, even Frank Sinatra.

Updated: March 03, 2009, - 01:34 PM

Macy's annual spring flower show rises to occasion

The annual spring flower show will return to its home on Macy's eighth floor.

Updated: February 10, 2009, - 12:28 PM

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