Kim Palmer

Reporter, Editor | Home+Garden | Homes
Phone: 612-673-4784
Kim Palmer covers architecture, design, décor, gardening, landscaping and home-related lifestyle trends. She also blogs for Homegirls and Greengirls on

Recent content from Kim Palmer

Real-life remodeling projects open for touring

The Remodelers Showcase tour highlights home-makeover projects of all types, from tiny additions to major rebuilds.

Updated: September 20, 2014, - 09:07 PM

Heirlooms in the alley: a blooming public art project in Minneapolis

Using garages as her canvas, a south Minneapolis artist seeks to sow appreciation for native plants as part of her “Heirloom Project,” a public art installation.

Updated: September 17, 2014, - 03:19 PM

Experimental farm produces food by the ton, and ruffles feathers

The Lost Boys farmers hope to do more than fill fridges and stock pantries: They’re on a mission to sow change, by teaching and encouraging others to forge a closer connection to the food they eat.

Updated: September 17, 2014, - 02:39 PM

Summit Hill House Tour showcases homes of yesteryear

Home tours tend to be a parade of trends – but the Summit Hill House Tour opens the doors to century-old dwellings whose owners take pride in polishing and preserving them.

Updated: September 05, 2014, - 03:57 PM

Form meets function in a St. Paul kitchen makeover

Form meets function in a St. Paul kitchen makeover.

Updated: August 29, 2014, - 05:02 PM

For designer, transforming old stuff is both a business and a way of life

Carter Averbeck of Omforme Design has mastered the art of reinvention, both of furniture and his career path.

Updated: August 23, 2014, - 04:46 PM

Young architect is living the dream in north Minneapolis

After years of admiring a stately north Minneapolis house from afar, a young architect finally got the chance to make...

Updated: August 16, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Edible landscape makeover still growing strong

If the name Schoenherr doesn’t ring a bell, maybe their garden does. They’re the family who allowed an artist/master gardener to tear up their suburban front lawn and replace it with a forest of fruit and vegetable plants.

Updated: August 12, 2014, - 03:12 PM

Unfinished basement space becomes a rustic wine room

An unfinished basement space is transformed into an inviting spot to sip and chill.

Updated: August 02, 2014, - 04:12 PM

Beautiful Gardens winners announced

From veggies to waterfalls to “mudmen,” this year's top picks in our annual Beautiful Gardens contest are a sight to behold.

Updated: July 29, 2014, - 03:34 PM

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