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

What is Gray water?

With an oppressive drought and sweeping new water restrictions, many of us are asking: What more can we do to save water?

Native Plants Go Glam

By now you’ve (hopefully) read our April issue, including Native heroes,  a look into the growing acceptance and availability of native plants for our gardens.

Discount: Save 10% on Edible Container Gardening Class

I’m super proud to announce that the Edible in Containers class I filmed with the supremely talented team at Garden Tribe is now live.  Enter SUNSET10 at checkout for a 10% discount through the month of March. The class is over an hour long, and covers everything (really truly everything) you need to create an edible container gardening that’s thriving and […]

Behind the Scenes: In a Rock Star’s Garden

Our February issue features the home garden of Brian Bell, guitarist of the 90s band Weezer.