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I love eating my lunch in the park, but sometimes am too busy to leave my desk or to find a nearby green space. By combining a shallow serving tray with real grass I can take the park with me wherever I go, with the grass lunch tray!

Making your own is super easy, and having your own personal green space at your desk is bound to be an attention-getter at your office.
Let's make!

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<p>I'm afraid you have taken this &quot;drought&quot; scare too far, my friend !</p>
<p>This looks really cool... I think that I will try to make it! Awesome idea!</p>
<p>This is a great idea. I might try it for a portable hydraulophone (water-based musical instrument) maybe built into a grass tray, as a complete ecosystem.</p><p>More generally, a portable hydraulophone with biofiltration would be nice in a tray like this so we could play it anywhere, not just in pools and fountains.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="281" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/tmRiBvdQoCk" width="500"></iframe></p>
<p>That's a great idea, and that video is amazing! I'd love to see your results, please share.</p><p>Good luck!</p>
<p>This is a great idea. I might try it for a portable hydraulophone (water-based musical instrument) maybe built into a grass tray, as a complete ecosystem.</p><p>More generally, a portable hydraulophone with biofiltration would be nice in a tray like this so we could play it anywhere, not just in pools and fountains.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="281" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/tmRiBvdQoCk" width="500"></iframe></p>
<p>Great idea</p>
<p>Order the mahi mahi for lunch and you got an automatic surf &amp; turf.</p>
<p>Cool. How bout a little checkered picnic blanket, and put Ken and Barbie on there? Then they get drunk on cheap wine, fall asleep, and the ants come out and feast on them. </p>
<p>thats is so cool now all you need is a matching lawn chair</p>
<p>this is cool...I'm waiting for you to &quot;invent&quot; a little lawn mower to trim it :D</p>
<p>Or, you know, a remote controlled mini tractor or something. LOL</p>
A little lawn mower is needed.
<p>Hahah! Yes! Next instructable: Teeny Working Lawnmower.</p>
<p>Or some very small sheep.</p>
<p>This is absolutely great! Do you have to water the grass? How would it work for long term use? C:</p>
<p>I'm famoussssssss!!</p><p>I love this project. It's so cute. :D</p>
<p>Where are the ants???? =)</p>
<p>LOL this is super awesome. I thought the picture might have been a family member and I guess you are! I did not recognize you. Love your dress. Keep shining you guys.</p><p>sunshiine </p>
<p>Thanks for being my model, Jessy. You're welcome to use my grassy potable park whenever you like!</p>
<p>I like it. The video was cool also.</p>
Laughed my Docks oft at the idea. great project, thanks for sharing!
<p>lulz,...</p><p>hmm might be cool to do something like this for desktop mini golf</p>
<p>Love it! Sort of loony, but cool. The video is very good too.</p>
<p>This will go great with my hammock! http://www.instructables.com/id/Grass-Hammock/. Though now i'm thinking how cool would it be to have a whole dinner table like this. No need to worry about placemats and coasters! </p>
<p>In an esthetic way, one of your best projects. Nice tray, too.</p>
Oh, geez... now I need to make one of these.
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<p>Awesome concept Mike!</p>
<p>Very clever. I'd love to make one, but my co-workers would be stealing it to practice putting into the drink holder. Cool idea!</p>
<p>I love it =D</p>
that is so cool that is a great idea for a lunch tray
<p>Love it. I would use it as a pillow for power sleep :)</p>
I thought that Sod needs real grass in order for it to keep growing. I may be wrong but great inscrutable
sod is real grass.. it's just been pre-grown, cut, and rolled up.. just so you know..
<p>This is way too cool! Great idea!! :D</p>
<p>Hmm...</p><p>Shouldn't you grow the grass from seed?</p><p>Oh, you don't need to use grass! A camomile lawn would smell nice, or mix in herbs with your grass seed. Or grow cress instead of grass, add parts of your &quot;lawn&quot; to your lunch. </p><p>Or you could create an entire bonzai garden to eat on...</p>
<p>The original concept was to have chives, mint, and other herbs growing with the grass and "graze". I'm happy with this as a starting point and adding more sections for the next version.</p>
<p>Having herbs with the grass sounds wonderful or leaf lettuce that you can pick the mature leaves and it keeps growing.</p>
<p>Heck, go the whole hog and cultivate a crop of salad leaves around your cubicle, then browse as you browse...</p>
<p>Great for humans. But also great for cats. They love grass too. Might be great for my birds too. :) </p>
<p>This is so clever! How did I never think of this?! Awesome idea Mike, bringing the natural feeling to your workstation! :D</p><p>I think though it's kind of the environment outside with the breeze and sun shining, which makes eating in the park fun! Amazing job done though, voted :-)</p>

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