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Because sleeping on the grass is cozy
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
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
Attaching the grow lights to your
alarm clock gives you a
dawn-simulating, anti-SAD wakeup
||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.
||//a system that provides fresh sod // Can we call it "Sod Off"?
||You could use other species like chamomile or clover, any resilient squishy groundcover would do. Scented ones would be nice.
||that would be awsome.
but what if the automatic blades cut you while you sleep...haha. thats pretty funny to think of.
||+ I'd like a bed of roses please.