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

Baby boomers are remodeling to stay

Hoping to remain in their homes well into old age, two baby boomer couples took a proactive approach, renovating today with tomorrow in mind.

Updated: February 17, 2014, - 12:39 PM

Musician's Mpls. home is Tim Burton meets 'Lord of the Rings'

The home in the shadow of the Metrodome almost defies description.

Updated: February 11, 2014, - 05:29 PM

'Plants With Benefits' reveals produce that packs sex appeal

What’s a “nice lady gardener” doing, writing a book about naughty plants? Her new book explores the lusty lore of botanical aphrodisiacs, from avocados to cucumbers.

Updated: February 11, 2014, - 02:35 PM

Twin Cities preservationists shower love on historic buildings

Five historic buildings will get some extra love in advance of Valentine’s Day next week.

Updated: February 07, 2014, - 11:17 PM

Homegazing: You can have it for $799,000

A green-certified remodel in Deephaven was designed for efficiency and function. It's being listed for $799,000.

Updated: January 31, 2014, - 03:03 PM

What's making a splash in today's bathrooms?

Deluxe showers are high on remodeling wish lists, while tubs are losing steam.

Updated: January 25, 2014, - 03:30 PM

Jan. 19, 2014: HGTV's 'Rehab Addict' battles blight to save old houses

HGTV’s Nicole Curtis battles blight – and whatever else gets in her way – to save old houses.

Updated: January 19, 2014, - 08:51 AM

Got ink? Tattoo arts convention comes to Minneapolis

From public tattooing to ink celebs to pierced entertainers suspended from the ceiling, this weekend’s tattoo convention hopes to leave a lasting impression.

Updated: January 09, 2014, - 09:16 AM

Frostbite: How to prevent it — and recognize it

Yes, we Minnesotans are tough when it comes to extreme weather. But don’t try to prove it by going without...

Updated: January 05, 2014, - 02:50 PM

Holiday heirlooms: Tokens that touch the heart

In our annual holiday feature, readers share their most treasured keepsakes of the season – and the stories that make them precious.

Updated: December 23, 2013, - 12:42 PM

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