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

Before & After: Freshening up for dinner

A traditional dining room, rarely used, is now a fresh, inviting space for family meals.

Updated: June 05, 2013, - 11:16 AM

Minn. teen with lifelong medical challenges gets dream bedroom

A "can-do" teen, who overcomes chronic health hurdles with heart and grit, has a new dream bedroom, thanks to a team of volunteers.

Updated: June 04, 2013, - 03:11 PM

Before & After: 1940s Cape Cod revamped for 21st century

The challenge: Open up and update a tiny kitchen, without adding expensive square footage. “It needed a big change,” the owner says.

Updated: May 31, 2013, - 08:22 PM

Designer Showcase Home is not your Grandma's Victorian

Designers put a modern spin on a sometimes stuffy style for this year’s showcase home.

Updated: May 28, 2013, - 04:14 PM

Designer Showcase Home opens in St. Paul

This year’s designer showcase home, a Victorian in St. Paul, has been transformed into a B&B up front and a family home in back.

Updated: May 28, 2013, - 04:14 PM

You can help bees by adding native plants

Bees are under siege, but you can help by adding native plants to your landscape.

Updated: May 28, 2013, - 03:05 PM

Would you turn your yard into an edible landscape?

A Woodbury family has been chosen to receive an edible landscape makeover, courtesy of a California artist and the Walker Art Center.

Updated: May 20, 2013, - 09:26 AM

Homegazing: Former horse farm in Minnetonka still boasts original barn

A former horse farm in Minnetonka still boasts its original barn — and horse-themed frescoes. You can have it for $935,000.

Updated: May 17, 2013, - 01:54 PM

Homegazing: Fantasy castle in Eagan

A castle in Eagan includes a carriage house, courtyard and its own Bavarian chapel.

Updated: May 11, 2013, - 03:55 PM

Marcia Fluer's beautiful garden in Golden Valley

Marcia Fluer, of TV news fame, now gets her hands dirty in her Golden Valley garden, a collaboration with her husband, a train hobbyist.

Updated: May 01, 2013, - 08:32 AM

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