There are 7427 blatant absurdities in the bible. Among them:
So far, we had been extremely lucky to learn about a talking snake, and a talking ass, how about making it a trio? Here is another great golden biblical moment when trees used to talk.
Judges 9:8 The trees went forth on a time to anoint a king over them; and they said unto the olive tree, Reign thou over us.9 But the olive tree said unto them, Should I leave my fatness, wherewith by me they honour God and man, and go to be promoted over the trees?10 And the trees said to the fig tree, Come thou, and reign over us.11 But the fig tree said unto them, Should I forsake my sweetness, and my good fruit, and go to be promoted over the trees?12 Then said the trees unto the vine, Come thou, and reign over us.13 And the vine said unto them, Should I leave my wine, which cheereth God and man, and go to be promoted over the trees?14 Then said all the trees unto the bramble, Come thou, and reign over us.15 And the bramble said unto the trees, If in truth ye anoint me king over you, then come and put your trust in my shadow: and if not, let fire come out of the bramble, and devour the cedars of Lebanon.
Now, think for a minute, about your neighbor coming over and telling you that the tomatoes in his garden talk to him. You would most likely ask him to share whatever he was smoking with you. There are people, floating around this planet, who believe everything in the bible is true. Thus the tradition continues of many gardeners still talking to their plants.