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

Homegazing: Former horse farm in Minnetonka still boasts original barn

A former horse farm in Minnetonka still boasts its original barn — and horse-themed frescoes. You can have it for $935,000.

Updated: May 17, 2013, - 01:54 PM

Homegazing: Fantasy castle in Eagan

A castle in Eagan includes a carriage house, courtyard and its own Bavarian chapel.

Updated: May 11, 2013, - 03:55 PM

Marcia Fluer's beautiful garden in Golden Valley

Marcia Fluer, of TV news fame, now gets her hands dirty in her Golden Valley garden, a collaboration with her husband, a train hobbyist.

Updated: May 01, 2013, - 08:32 AM

Marcia Fluer: Accidental anchor

Marcia Fluer made a major mark on local TV news. One of the first female anchors in this market, she...

Updated: April 30, 2013, - 03:21 PM

Close to Home: 'Urban farming' seminar, outdoor rooms and more

Want to put your patio pots or back yard to work producing food for your table? A seminar/social event is designed to help aspiring urban farmers get a good start on the growing season.

Updated: April 29, 2013, - 12:36 PM

Woodland home was inspired by owners' love of Africa

A couple with wanderlust embarked on a residential safari – and created a new architectural hybrid in the process – inspired by their favorite continent.

Updated: April 28, 2013, - 12:26 PM

Pent-up demand spurs more remodeling projects

Homeowners are undertaking long-delayed projects – but proceeding with caution and often paying cash

Updated: April 26, 2013, - 02:18 PM

Straw-bale gardening can increase your yield

Poor soil? No land? Try growing in straw. That’s the advice from a farm-bred gardener who has published a book to share his methods.

Updated: April 24, 2013, - 01:54 PM

No longer saved for generations, family heirlooms are being shed

Scattered families, warp-speed lifestyles and changing tastes have resulted in a growing inventory of orphaned heirlooms — from fine china and formal furniture to old photos and love letters.

Updated: April 22, 2013, - 09:48 AM

New wing at St. Paul conservatory will house bonsai collection

Como Conservatory’s massive miniature tree collection gets a new year-round home in a new wing.

Updated: April 16, 2013, - 03:12 PM

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