Making Stone Plant Markers
May 18, 2006
Natural looking yet practical plant identifiers, easy to make and waterproof to boot!
Materials and Equipment:
- a large, relatively flat smooth stone, at least 3 or more inches in diameter
- a Sharpie waterproof marker
- Before you start, clean and dry your stone completely.
- In attractive script (you may want to practice first on a piece of paper) write the common name or the scientific name of the plant you want the marker to identify.
- Allow the ink to dry completely before placing it in the garden. The marker is waterproof, but if it is placed in a sunny location, you may want to redo your marker after a year of two. Fortunately they are quick and cheap to make!Read More Comments
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My daughter made me these strawberry markers for Mother's Day. She painted them with acrylic paints, then sprayed them with clear coat so that they could go outside. I absolutely love them and hope to make more for other plants in the garden.
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