To get extra heat into the soil, a series of acrylic tubes protruding down inside the machine were introduced, which in turn proved the ideal place for a substrate to allow drainage of the soil (Photo: Total Geekdom)
Reffiting the case involved fitting clear acrylic panels so the soil in the wheatgrass bed and the interior workings of the machine could be seen (Photo: Total Geekdom)
The tubes were put in place and made watertight using a needle dropper, acrylic cement and a thin layer of silicone (Photo: Total Geekdom)
PC case modder and hardware hacker Mike Schropp's latest project, the "Bio Computer" sees a working PC put to use as a garden in which to grow wheatgrass (Photo: Total Geekdom)
We've seen the wacky homebrew projects of computer hardware hacker Mike Schropp before. Mindful Gizmag readers may recall his triple quad-core i7 LEGO PC housing that we looked at last July. But his latest project, the "Bio Computer," is rather more oddball, taking a turn distinctly towards the horticultural with a PC case adapted to ... grow wheatgrass.
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