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

5 stocking stuffers for plant lovers

Need a little something for a special someone who just happens to be plant obsessed? We’ve got you covered.

Trend we’re loving: Geometric for the holidays

We haven’t thought about trapezoids this much since middle school. This holiday season, we’re going geometric.

Easiest DIY: Succulent-topped pumpkins

No carving necessary! Use the divot on top of a winter squash as a nook for succulent cuttings, and you’ve got yourself a festive design that lasts from Thanksgiving through the holidays (and beyond).

El Niño prep: Harvest rain from your roof

Santa Fe permaculture landscape designer Nate Downey knows the drill: Do a rain dance for weeks, then rejoice as it falls before cursing the flooding and erosion it causes.