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Money Does Sort of Grow on Trees

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011

Yes, money does grow on trees, and grow we mean hammered by humans into a various trees for perhaps three hundred years. In wooded areas near Cumbria and Portmeirion, hikers and casual strollers have been creating Money Trees, little pieces of public/nature art.

The BBC calls the trees "wishing trees," where a landowner notes, "In Britain it dates back to the 1700s - there is one tree in Scotland somewhere which apparently has a florin stuck into it."