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

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

Elderly couple dead after apparent murder-suicide at Worthington nursing center

An elderly man apparently shot his wife and then himself in her room at a nursing facility in Worthington, Minn.Police...

Updated: May 03, 2014, - 09:41 PM

Home of the Month: This year's winning Minnesota projects

This year’s Home of the Month projects range from small additions to big extended-family retreats.

Updated: May 02, 2014, - 03:35 PM

Evergreens in the Twin Cities took a hit from winter

Are some of your evergreen trees and shrubs looking like shredded wheat: brown and crispy? Chalk it up to our harsh winter.

Updated: April 29, 2014, - 02:29 PM

Twin Cities homeowners open doors for urban tour

For more than 25 years, the Minneapolis St. Paul Home Tour has invited visitors to tour a selection of the cities’ residences, to explore new neighborhoods and to see real-world examples of how old houses have been updated.

Updated: April 19, 2014, - 03:25 PM

Reinventing home: Local baby boomers trade traditional for modern

Some local baby boomers are purging their possessions and swapping traditional homes for modern condos.

Updated: April 13, 2014, - 06:49 PM

Two Twin Cities couples start from scratch

MARCIA AND DOUG DEWANEMoved from: the four-bedroom house in Willmar, Minn., where they raised their children.Moved to: a two-bedroom condo...

Updated: April 11, 2014, - 02:33 PM

Twin Cities junkers apply can-do, creativity to others' castoffs

Brenda and Tom WeberWho they are: She creates jewelry using old keys, watch parts, buttons and scrap metal, as well...

Updated: April 09, 2014, - 10:29 AM

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