Last year I was fairly successful in maintaining a container garden on the back patio of our townhouse. I recently came across these plant markers on Pinterest and knew I wanted something similar for this year’s garden.
The original tutorial includes a great download, but it wasn’t exactly what I wanted for my own markers. Namely, there were no herbs represented. I also wanted words on mine, to differentiate between varieties.
Using Microsoft Publisher, I typed the name of the vegetable, and copy and pasted a corresponding image from Google.
|My scientific method for determining the correct image size. For reference, my font was size-5. |
|The markers, sandwiched between two flat-bottom clear marbles|
|Use a large dollop of hot-glue, and sink the marble down into it|
|I added extra glue around the base of the marble, to ensure a secure hold.|
|I had twine on hand, so I used that to cover the excess glue. Secure with a tiny dot of additional hot glue on the back.|
Update: Check out my container garden with plant markers in action!
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Labels: Crafts, DIY, Gardening