abouterik was born on the island of key west in the year 1986.

erik is an unlicensed landscape architect and amateur geographer.

erik makes experimental gardens under the business one big yard, llc.

erik is a lecturer at the university of arizona in the college of architecture, planning, and landscape architecture. 

erik’s runoff flows towards the bronx wash in the sonoran desert city that is now called tucson, arizona, land that for a long time has supported and been supported by a rich community of people, non-human people, and plants.