Garden labels provide a quick and easy way to identify essential information about the various plants in a garden. A novel addition to the small garden and a necessity in the large garden, labels are the fastest way to reference information on the various plants in a garden. Gardeners record data, including the type of plant and the date planted, directly on the garden labels.
Wooden Garden Labels
Write the name of the plant on one end of a wooden Popsicle stick with a permanent marker.
Record any additional information about the plant, such as date of planting, on the other side of the wooden stick.
Apply a coat of clear, waterproof, nontoxic sealant to the wooden stick.
Allow to dry according to manufacturer directions.
Place the garden label close to the plant, or plants, to which it belongs.
Stone Garden Labels
Clean the stones with water so that all dirt, debris and dust is removed.
Allow to dry thoroughly.
Write plant names and other information on the stones using acrylic paints.
Allow the paint to dry, then apply a clear, waterproof, nontoxic sealant to the top of the stone.
Allow to dry and place in the appropriate locations in the garden.
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