Gardening Tips Pt IV: DIY Plant Markers

Have you ever gone out to the garden to pull up some onions and pulled up carrots instead? Some of us beginner gardeners have trouble telling which is which when it comes to certain veggies and herbs.

So when it comes to knowing which is sage and which is parsley, it certainly helps to have labels.Not the plastic came-with-the-container labels mind you. The fun labels that you’ll use from year to year and grow nostalgic feelings for and create memories with. Check out these 10 DIY plant markers to label your garden in style.

Anything metallic is in style forever. And if we’re wearing it and decorating with it, why not add a touch to our gardens. Whether you have a small indoor herb garden or a large outdoor vegetable garden, you’ll enjoy spotting these markers when you go to harvest the beans. (via Julie Blanner)

Isn’t it great when you find a use for all those old wine corks? Among other projects, they make great plant markers, especially for a container garden. Now you have that excuse to buy the big bag of corks from Amazon and start crafting. (via All Put Together)

Speaking of wood, how about these twig markers? Seriously, all you need to make these are some heavy duty cutters, a pocket knife and some colorful Sharpies. I’ll bet that you know some boys who would love to help you with this project.

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