Garden Tunes: Shakey Graves

Alejandro Rose-Garcia an american musician from Austin Texas, known for his one-man band set up in his debut album Roll the Bones.

Panic Call

One of my clients called yesterday. There is a great swamp in the middle of his backyard so, first thing I asked, “Do you have the blue prints?”.

Looking at me like a deer in front headlights he took a gulp and muttered, “No.”


As a child I visited Nicaragua, an uncle gifted me this poem. Yrs later in Isla Grande I made this little shrine. When I was taking the picture I was transported to a memory of years before.

It’s All About the Medium

 “Happy soil, happy plants,” is what we always say. As I pass down the knowledge to my not so little boys, we dedicate a lot of time focusing on this.  D.J. my 7 yr old enjoys cutting the palm tree fibers. In our potting mix recipe we mention using coir, yet at times we also…