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

The "Queen of Themes" hostess tips

Want to throw a great party without going broke?

Updated: August 14, 2012, - 02:41 PM

Heirloom seeds: Kernels of history

A rare archive of ancient seeds harvested by American Indians are preserved -- and planted -- at the Science Museum.

Updated: August 08, 2012, - 12:45 PM

Contemporary condo gets an Old World makeover

Clean, simple lines didn't work for Dennis McGraw after he moved into his Minneapolis condo -- because they clashed with his traditional furniture.

Updated: August 04, 2012, - 05:16 PM

Beautiful Gardens contest winners

Spring sprouted early this year, bringing a bumper crop of nominations in our annual Beautiful Gardens contest. Here are the winners out of nearly 150 entries.

Updated: July 19, 2012, - 09:25 AM

Ponds just go with the flow

Water plays many roles in the landscape, from swimming ponds and waterfalls to eco-friendly rain-harvesting systems. Two upcoming pond tours...

Updated: July 17, 2012, - 06:39 PM

Infestation is driving us all a little buggy

Japanese beetles are here. There isn't an "easy solution," but try these tactics.

Updated: July 17, 2012, - 03:32 PM

Bouquets blossoming close to home

Eat local ... buy local ... now bloom local. Seasonal, sustainable flowers represent a growing niche in the floral industry.

Updated: July 10, 2012, - 05:08 PM

Make this eco-friendly bouquet

Bouquet instructions from "The 50 Mile Bouquet"

Updated: July 10, 2012, - 02:06 PM

Homegazing: A North Woods retreat

You can have this rustic log home Up North, set on secluded acres of woods and more than 900 feet of lake shoreline, for $2.75 million.

Updated: July 07, 2012, - 02:56 PM

Jan. 18, 2006: Mayberry on the prairie

A beloved TV show inspired a Wisconsin couple to create a residential replica.

Updated: July 03, 2012, - 03:56 PM

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