How to Grow Grass in Someone’s Keyboard

Planting a little lawn in a coworker’s keyboard is a nice way to welcome him back from vacation.


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You Will Need

  • Two weeks
  • A spray bottle filled with water
  • Cat-grass seeds


  1. Step 1

    Wait for a good time

    Find a time when a coworker is going to be out of the office for at least two weeks --maybe when he’s on that romantic honeymoon.

  2. Step 2

    Spray their keyboard

    Spray his keyboard--or an old one you don’t mind ruining -- with water.

  3. Step 3

    Sprinkle in seeds

    Sprinkle cat-grass seeds in the cracks between the keys.

  4. Cat-grass seeds are available at pet stores and in some grocery stores.

  5. Step 4


    Cover the keyboard with plastic wrap. You want things to get nice and moist.

  6. Step 5

    Light it

    Place the keyboard by a window, where it will get plenty of sunlight.

  7. Step 6


    Enjoy the look on your coworker’s face when he comes back from his holiday to find several inches of grass growing out of his keyboard!

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