DIY Plant Marker Labels

It is that time of the year again. Time to start plant seeds indoors and be ready right after the last frost. This year, thanks to an agent with the city I live in, I have many new varieties of vegetables I would like to try. But, before I start, it is time to go out and get some planting trays. I am still debating whether to go out and buy the plastic greenhouse trays with the compressed soil pellets or to use old egg cartons (and, I have many of those saved for a small farmer from whom I get farm fresh eggs in the summer) with soil starter. While looking through my supplies, I realised that I was low on plant markers and was looking around to find something new. I now have a wonderful resource to make at least 20 different plant marker labels and wanted to share with you what The MicroGardener has on their site. Take a look if you want some neat ideas! Here are a few images from their site to tempt you into looking!

Plant Labels using Colored Rocks Plant Label using Pop Sticks Plant Label using tin lids


3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. BeyondTheWildGarden
    Feb 26, 2013 @ 15:13:28

    Love the idea of the painted stones! Very attractive and practical !!


  2. microgardener
    Feb 27, 2013 @ 01:10:42

    Thanks for sharing my post on DIY Plant Labels. There’s some creative ideas for both cheap & cheerful and decorative markers. Have fun! They make great gifts too.


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