From Portlandia gone bad to a home with stunning Bay views, the stories our editors are reading and sharing this week.
Succulents for Two: A Tarnished Tea Party –> Gardenista
For anyone who loves a traditional tea and succulents, rejoice! This elegantly adorable idea is making me want to purchase some silver teapots and china cups and saucers to house my favorite plants. — Jessica Mordo, Sunset.com senior editor
Sure, there are plenty of crazy Portlandia references out there, but this one takes the cake… — Yvonne Stender, photo director
Darlingtonia Day Trip –> The Pitcher Plant Project
I’m reading about Rob Co (of Freaky Flora fame) and his trip to way northern California to check out carnivorous plants in the wild. — Johanna Silver, associate garden editor
This Home Has Views That Will Make Your Jaw Drop –> Pop Sugar Home
Living in the Bay Area during this era of soaring housing prices can really bring a local resident down. But then again, it is fun to fantasize about owning one of the region’s myriad stunning pads—and this Marin County home gives us ample opportunities to test the ol’ internal envy meter. — Jessica Mordo, Sunset.com senior editor