Glenn (curioushamster) wrote,

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And there I was, bitching about what landscaping my backyard would cost...

While working in his olive grove in the rugged mountains near the Andalusian town of Jaén last fall, Juan Manuel Melero Aibar was approached by a man admiring one of his olive trees. After years of close pruning to optimize production, the tree resembled a very large bonsai. The stranger, Mr. Aibar recalls, told him he could get €50,000 for it at auction.


Woooeee. Close to $75,000 for a tree?!?
Tags: gardening, landscaping

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