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 StarTribune.com.

Recent content from Kim Palmer

Beautiful Gardens winners announced

The gorgeous landscapes chosen in this year’s Beautiful Gardens contest reflect a fresh variety of styles.

Updated: July 30, 2013, - 04:47 PM

Rooftop garden at St. Paul Children's aims to help the healing

With its interactive sculptures and kid-safe plants, the new rooftop garden at Children’s Hospital in St. Paul offers a refuge for patients and their parents.

Updated: July 17, 2013, - 10:33 AM

Homegazing: You can have this well-preserved homestead for $449,900

A vintage farmhouse with a long history has been moved twice – once by horse – and now rests in a suburban enclave. But its real age remains a bit of a mystery.

Updated: July 13, 2013, - 08:21 PM

Retired teacher from River Falls wins HGTV Smart Home

A retired Twin Cities area teacher wins $100,000, an SUV and a home – in Florida.

Updated: July 05, 2013, - 02:31 PM

Sliding doors connect indoors with outdoors

New retractable door systems (think sliding doors on steroids) help make the most of Minnesota’s abbreviated outdoor season.

Updated: June 28, 2013, - 02:26 PM

Before & After: Minneapolis kitchen now fires on all style burners

A dated, dysfunctional kitchen in a century-old home gets a stylish update thanks to a professional makeover.

Updated: June 28, 2013, - 02:11 PM

A gardener's guide to going native

Think native plants are too messy for your garden? A Lakeville author explains how to choose the right native for the right spot.

Updated: June 25, 2013, - 05:19 PM

Homegazing: Lofty living in Minneapolis' North Loop

A condo in a converted warehouse in the North Loop features unique architectural salvage pieces. You can have it for $749,900.

Updated: June 22, 2013, - 02:01 PM

Garden thief pilfering plots, planters in Minneapolis' Linden Hills

A “brazen” garden thief is pilfering plots and planters in Linden Hills and maybe even “fencing” the goods.

Updated: June 13, 2013, - 08:50 AM

Edible landscape makeover transforms Woodbury lawn

A typical suburban lawn has been transformed into a food-producing "Edible Estate," tended by a family of gardeners with help from the neighborhood.

Updated: June 11, 2013, - 03:40 PM

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