The community strikes back
On Saturday folks from Lake Sarasota, as well as from Sarasota County Parks and Rec, and from the Sarasota Club de Petanque, Friends of Sarasota County Parks, and the Sarasota Sky Pilots came out with shovels, hoes, clippers and anything else at hand to remove, uproot, and basically annihilate the infestation of air potatoes in Lakeview Park.
Here's how the fence line looked before the community took action:
Thanks All! Photos courtesy of Lynda Eppinger, who also was the prime organizer of this event.