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

Is Uptown's shirtless 'condo bro' the future of real estate marketing?

What does it take to sell a condo these days? Try a sexy view, a leggy blonde — and killer abs. That’s the buzzed-about strategy one local real estate agent is using

Updated: June 07, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Evergreens? Not so much this year in the Twin Cities

Blame it on this year’s wicked winter, which left a puzzling patchwork of brown and green trees in its wake. Here's what to do with struggling specimens – and the void they leave.

Updated: June 04, 2014, - 12:15 PM

The dirt: Plant swap, rain barrels, patio prep and more

Plant swap this SaturdayNow that plants are popping, take a good, hard look at your garden. Got too many hostas...

Updated: May 27, 2014, - 03:08 PM

EcoMetro tour focuses on homes that are stylish and sustainable

Some of the hardest-working homes in the Twin Cities will be open for touring next Saturday. Homes on the revamped EcoMetro tour showcase the beauty of green living.

Updated: May 23, 2014, - 03:12 PM

Swing-era showcase in Golden Valley

Designers — and style-savvy homeowners — collaborate on a World War II-vintage house in Golden Valley for this year’s annual tour.

Updated: May 17, 2014, - 03:19 PM

Homegazing: You can have Marcia Fluer's Golden Valley cottage for $575,000

TV news pioneer Marcia Fluer’s home in Golden Valley comes with an award-winning garden.

Updated: May 09, 2014, - 09:59 PM

More brides tackling DIY wedding flowers

In the Pinterest era, more brides are taking bouquet- and boutonniere-making into their own hands.

Updated: May 07, 2014, - 01:37 PM

Bee-friendly tips for Minnesota home gardeners

If you want to help bees, plant more flowering natives, get smart about pesticides – and be open to imperfection.

Updated: May 07, 2014, - 10:00 AM

Preparing your garden, rain garden workshops

Ready to start the growing season?

Updated: May 06, 2014, - 01:45 PM

Two employees, driver injured after car crashes into St. Paul market

Two employees of a St. Paul grocery store were injured after a car crashed into the building Saturday night.The workers...

Updated: May 03, 2014, - 10:42 PM

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