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

Hugo couple design a neighborhood next door

A Hugo couple aim to shape the look and livability of their community by developing their own neighborhood, next door.

Updated: February 10, 2013, - 08:53 AM

Close to Home: Add fun and utility to your living space

If you’ve resolved to go green in 2013 — or at least to pay more attention to being Earth-friendly — here are some small but significant changes you can make in your cleaning routine.

Updated: February 07, 2013, - 03:55 PM

Add edible landscaping to your garden

Want to add edible plants to your landscape? A new book from a Minnesota author offers a guide for Northern gardeners.

Updated: February 05, 2013, - 06:30 PM

With better economy comes fewer 'shared households'

As the recession winds down, renters and other "additional adults" in U.S. homes are decreasing.

Updated: January 26, 2013, - 07:39 AM

Art background creates a painterly garden

Schooled in art, a gardener relies on what she learned to create beauty in her own back yard.

Updated: January 23, 2013, - 06:20 AM

ASID showcase home is a Victorian showplace

This year's showcase home is a 19th-century St. Paul survivor getting transformed for a new role.

Updated: January 15, 2013, - 06:53 PM

Fit for a family

A not-so-big addition created just the right space for a new family-friendly kitchen and mudroom.

Updated: January 12, 2013, - 10:53 AM

Before & After: Kitchen redux

A new kitchen lives large without adding square footage.

Updated: January 07, 2013, - 09:48 AM

Give your decor a winter boost

Light, color and creative rearranging can refresh your home for the indoor months ahead.

Updated: January 05, 2013, - 12:48 PM

Holiday heirlooms: Readers share their stories

We asked readers to share their favorite holiday decorations, and the stories behind them. They made us laugh, cry and marvel at the many ways to celebrate the season. Here's a sampling.

Updated: December 24, 2012, - 07:43 AM

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