Role in series
It is mentioned by SpongeBob in his Director's Commentary of the level "Bus Building Bonanza!"
The Atlantean Garden inspires SpongeBob to have a fruit garden of his own. The fruit he chooses is a pineapple. However, after a few months, he can not distinguish which was part of his garden and which was his house. This causes him to live with Patrick for a couple weeks.
- SpongeBob SquarePants - Owner