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

Harvesting at the farm next door

City growers are taking advantage of new farm-friendly zoning rules that allow for commercial plots in residential neighborhoods.

Updated: October 13, 2012, - 10:33 AM

Close to home

Adding fun and utility to your living space.

Updated: October 13, 2012, - 10:30 AM

Prairie therapy

A psychiatrist and autism expert restores her and her family's well-being by restoring her native landscape.

Updated: October 03, 2012, - 10:00 AM

Light makes right

What do you get when you cross Japanese, Scandinavian and modern architecture? An addition that brings sunshine, warmth and style into a traditional city home.

Updated: September 30, 2012, - 07:00 AM

Close to home

Adding fun and utility to your living space.

Updated: September 29, 2012, - 01:38 PM

Prison gardens: Cultivating change

Minnesota inmates find that gardening together sows seeds of self-improvement. Now, with a new state law, produce may be sprouting at other prisons.

Updated: September 22, 2012, - 12:29 PM

Tomato time is running out

Here's what to do if you still have tomatoes on the vine.

Updated: September 21, 2012, - 02:26 PM

Young home buyers seek 'walkability'

Folks are willing to pay a premium for city living, with its nearby coffee shops, restaurants and stores.

Updated: September 21, 2012, - 12:53 PM

Neighbors grow side by side

North Side neighbors join forces to rebuild and expand a community garden where children learn agricultural and entrepreneurial skills.

Updated: September 18, 2012, - 10:29 PM

Labor of love

After a multigenerational makeover, a family home is ready for its next chapter.

Updated: September 15, 2012, - 03:36 PM

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