- A banana tree was recently planted in a pothole in an apparent act of protest over the road conditions in Florida.
- Local drivers say the road is fraught with potholes that have caused damage to numerous cars.
- Witnesses said they saw two men tending to the tree after planting it in the wide pothole in the middle of the roadway in Fort Myers.
Ben Hooper from UPI writes:
“Sept. 7 (UPI) — A banana tree was planted in a pothole in the middle of a Florida road in an apparent act of protest to draw attention to the condition of the pavement.
Witnesses said two men were seen tending to the tree in the middle of Honda Drive in Fort Myers after planting it in the large pothole in the middle of the roadway.
Drivers said the road is fraught with potholes that have caused damage to cars that failed to swerve around them.
Those who frequent the road said the tree makes the pothole easier to spot, but it hasn’t solved the road’s problems…”
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