Johanna Silver
You'd think that Johanna would bring some serious Rocky Mountain credibility to the Westphoria team by being a Denver native, but forget it – she hates skiing, loathes Fat Tire, and basically has a fear of camping (a bear could eat me). Sorry, Colorado! She regains all cred by being a fully-transitioned Bay Area cliché–knowing how to slaughter a chicken, occasionally biking 40 miles to work, and not batting an eye while blasting the heat during a freezing San Francisco summer.

Recent Posts By Johanna Silver

Our 3 favorite orchids to grow indoors

Elegant and delicate, orchids have a mystique all their own. With blooms that last up to four months (and re-bloom for years on end), they make a great hostess gift, houseplant, or replacement for cut flowers. Here are the easiest types to grow indoors.

Best botanical Halloween costume inspiration

Love plants? Love costumes? Here’s some inspiration for Halloween.

In Bel-Air, one homeowner is using enough water to sustain 90 households

We’re picking our jaws up from our keyboards to bring you this: One homeowner in Bel-Air uses 11.8 million gallons of water a year—that’s 1,300 gallons an hour and enough for 90 households.

Can’t afford a lawn drone for $50K? Here are 3 cost-efficient ways to deal with your slope.

Yesterday, we read about San Francisco’s two $50,000 “lawn drones.” That’s $100,000 on two remote-controlled mowers.