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SAVE THE WHALES FOR ANOTHER DAY We’ve been talking about ourselves a lot lately. Yes, our Deadwood performance went gang-busters. Yes, we sold that mother out. Yes, Oil Can sang harmony on a Bob Dylan cover. And while, yes, we’d prefer to live in that moment forever there is life after Deadwood. Time to move on. We’ve wanted […]

Current Affairs, Health & Safety

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 LETWAN AND HER LITTLE BUD  Dear friend, In the coming weeks you may or may not notice an absence of new material from Rock Garden Tour. As you can see from the photo above, there is a good reason for this. Letwan from Pest Control and I are expecting a little bud to sprout any second now. […]

Health & Safety, Rock Garden Tour News

Hot Crimes In Hot Springs

Rock Garden Tour Family Band, featuring Jimmy Goings on kazoo, rehearse a tune about horticultural crime in Hot Springs, SD. Last week on the original rock and roll garden show News From Pierre reported that a serial pruner has been illegally pruning trees in Centennial Park after dark. A Red Oak tree (a species that […]

Current Affairs, Health & Safety, Rock Garden Tour News

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BACKGROUND CONTROL: MOON SHOES  Rock Garden Tour Fact Checker, Jesse Black, clears up some confusion regarding a subject that most rock and roll gardening shows wouldn't touch with a 5 foot garden hoe, moon shoes.   If you listened to this week's show, you may have heard the chief spotlight operator make a quick mention of moon shoes. For those who […]

Current Affairs, Folk Lore, Health & Safety

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Beware of tulip.

Weeks ago, Scott Gibson (Rock Garden Tour Garretson, SD correspondant) hooked us up with a pot full of tulips. Forcing bulbs is just one way that you can overcome the big winter blues in South Dakota. If you're thinking that these particular tulips look a wee bit Autry II, you're right. That's what happens when you jam the […]

Health & Safety

A Sand County Almanac – Forward by Oil Can.

Oil Can: If I could quote the great environmentalist Aldo Leopold from the mighty "A Sand County Almanac"; There are two spiritual dangers in not owning a farm. One is the danger of supposing breakfast comes from the grocery. And the other is that heat comes from the furnace. To avoid this danger, one should […]

Health & Safety

Ferret Killers

This week the Rock Garden Tour focuses on dorm/small apartment/vw bus-gardening. And as always, safety first: You'll want to keep any pets, exotic or otherwise, away from the following poisonous plants: Cyclamen, Amaryllis, Diffenbachia, Kalanchoe, Poinsettia, Norfolk Island Pine, Devil's Ivy, Philodendron, Dracaena, Nepthsis, Peace Lily, and the list goes on. Link warp to a […]

Health & Safety