Ok. The title is a little mislead­ing. While we here at Search Discovery are certainly eco-friendly, this post isn’t about solar panels or recy­cling. It’s about some­thing far more impor­tant: office pranks. If there is one thing the team at Search Discovery is good at, it’s office pranks and also analyt­ics. We’ve seen cubi­cles covered in tin foil, twitter take-overs, entire offices relo­cated, and toys left in ques­tion­able posi­tions to name a few. So when our SEO Strate­gist, Jordan Silton recently got married and went on his honey­moon to the scenic rolling hills of Napa Valley, the gears started turning. I tend to be the insti­ga­tor in most of these scenar­ios, and after a brief brain­storm­ing session, we had ruled out a bunch of ideas.

  • hidden beehive in desk drawer – too much collat­eral damage, aller­gies(?), no access to beehive
  • cups filled with water cover­ing every inch of his cubicle – eh, it’s been done.
  • cover­ing his cubicle floor with live turf grass – too complicated….or is it?

I couldn’t get the idea out of my head. We could give Jordan a lawn! I set out to find sod and after hitting two Home Depots and a Pike nursery, I was coming up blank. No one had any in stock! I went home depressed and dejected. Friday morning, on a lark, I called Lowes and, to my surprise, they had just received a truck­load! I told Lee and Evan what I had in mind and Lee’s eyes lit up. Evan handed over a 20 and Lee said “I gotta go with you”. We loaded up and headed to Lowes and got every­thing we needed. 36 sq/ft of bril­liant green fescue grass, a lawn chair, a pink flamingo, some bamboo fencing, wooden edging, garden­ers gloves, a water­ing can, and a hanging bird feeder.

So here’s how it turned out. What do you think?