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Lawn Bed

Because sleeping on the grass is cozy
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Your standard bed base and mattress is replaced by a 2m x 2m planter box filled with clean potting mix, seeded with a soft, springy lawn species, and lit from above during daylight hours by either a skylight or grow lights. At night, a sheet can be laid across the lawn, or you can go without. Automated blades in the base keep the lawn trimmed to a comfortable height, or you can let it grow out to a decent shag-pile length. Keeping the system indoors should prevent weeds from arising.

Attaching the grow lights to your alarm clock gives you a dawn-simulating, anti-SAD wakeup each morning.

BunsenHoneydew, Feb 21 2006

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       Didn't The Secretary have one of these?   

       Anyway, while I enjoy lying on the grass as much as the next person, I imagine sleeping on the same patch night after night would damage it beyond repair. You kind of want a system that provides fresh sod every night, letting used patches lie fallow long enough to recover.
DrCurry, Feb 21 2006
  

       //a system that provides fresh sod // Can we call it "Sod Off"?
baconbrain, Feb 21 2006
  

       You could use other species like chamomile or clover, any resilient squishy groundcover would do. Scented ones would be nice.
BunsenHoneydew, Mar 06 2006
  

       that would be awsome. but what if the automatic blades cut you while you sleep...haha. thats pretty funny to think of.
bobathie, May 14 2007
  

       + I'd like a bed of roses please.
xandram, Oct 27 2008
  
      
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