Kim Knutson – Director of Horticultural Services


Kim grew up on 8 acres west of Minneapolis tromping around in fields and forests.  She earned a Degree in Biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz with an emphasis in Horticulture, Agro-ecology, and Natural History. In Minneapolis, she found a niche in as an Estate Gardener and has been working in all manner of landscapes; urban and rural, public and private for 35 years. Kim’s company, Three Seeds, has happily merged into Phillips Garden as of Winter 2014 and she now serves as our Director of Horticultural Services.  Kim’s passionate about designing with plants, restoring and renovating landscapes, and planting for pollinators.  
She lives in the Seward Neighborhood of Minneapolis with her two cats, her college aged son and too many orphaned plants in her yard.  In her spare time, she loves to cross country ski, travel, hike, play in the water, walk the neighbor dog and eat good food with friends amongst other things.