Sunday, June 14, 2009

My New Project

I've noticed some plants have leaves that shed water really efficiently. Take the cabbage for instance. The leaves spread out to capture a maximum amount of water and sheds the water downward towards the stem and roots. The water beads up on the leaves displaying a nice waterproofing ability.
I wonder........

This month's project:
A waterproof jacket made of cabbage leaves! As you can see I have a lot of cabbage to grow first! Stay tuned!


  1. Interesting! I was looking at strawberry leaves after the rain, and the leaves have edges that look like they were cut with pinking shears. At the end of every one was a perfectly round bead of water. It looked as if someone had glued on a clear glass bead. Awesome! It almost looked fake!! Can't wait to see the cabbage leaf vest!

  2. don't you think you would start to smell like sauerkrautin a few days? Then no one would want to be around you because you would stink really bad but they would be too polite to tell you so they would just stay away and then you would think, "why are all my friends avoiding me?". So you would confront them and they would, not sparing your fragile feelings, "you stink like sauerkraut!"

    Who knows maybe you'll perfect the waterproof jacket and everyone will love you, even though you smell like sauerkraut and you'll make a million dollars!