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Having fresh vegetables in the backyard is great, but doing the actual gardening is not, unless you’re either a green thumb or have the Roll-Out Veg Mat to help you. Chris Chapman’s design includes seeds and fabric rolled right into the mat, so all you need is water, soil and the presence of mind to tend to the budding crops. Each mat includes seeds for four types of vegetables, and Chapman intends to create new mats for each season. There’s also an herb garden mat, perfect for boasting to dinner guests about how you used fresh parsley from the out back. [Chris Chapman via Inhabitat]