You can get find letter punches at any hardware store. Use a paper hole puncher to punch a hole near the pointed end of the tag.
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How to label garden plants. This important information is easy to forget. You can then select the plants you want to label. Label your plant tags and cover your writing with transparent or matt tape If you prefer to see your labels in their neat rows covering your handwriting with tape will protect the ink from washing away or fading.
Theres no question that the term is hot and probably here to stay. The description on its back indicates the appearance of the plant. Better yet add them to a garden journal with the date planted location in your yard and the receipt.
These are cheap and compostable. Black labels are a good alternative but you have to use a special white pen and this defeats the point. The 5mil paper will blow around a little more in the wind but is stiff enough to use while plants are still indoors or in a sheltered greenhouse.
If you only have a few plants to label this can be a quick and easy solution. To make your homemade plant and seedlings labels look a little more polished use an existing plant label as a template and trace the shape out. Lastly dont forget to place a tag or label inside with the name of the plant.
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Depending on the type of garden you are growing the plant labels you make can be quick and easy for tracking purposes only. Make antique spoon seed markers using vintage silverware metal stamps and a rubber mallet. Insert a twist-tie or garden string through the hole and secure the plant tag to a branch of the plant.
Youll find information on the average size that your plant grows to reach. If nothing else use a large mailing envelope to collect all your plant labels for each year. Use inexpensive craft store ice cream sticks to write your vegetable information in permanent marker.
You get these perfectly uniform plant labels this way. Its still good for 12 to about 34 wide plant labels. To begin labeling plants select one of these labeling tools depending on your labeling preferences.
When placing plant labels you can press the F8 and F9 keys to toggle between Ortho and Snap modes respectively. These 10 tutorials will help you mark your heirloom tomatoes with some personal flair and add a little somethin somethin to that carrot patch ok that sounds weird. Check it outTop Row1.
If you are sending plants through mail that are potted use bubble wrap to protect the pot and the roots. Take a trip to your local thrift store and pick up assorted wooden spoons. Note that each of the four labeling methods has slightly different instructions.
Pick up some random but pretty spoons from the thrift store or an antique shop and press plant names into them for a quirky plant label. Once you purchase a plant keep the plant label. But plant-based performed worse than others in head-to-head comparisons so make sure its right for your customers.
Any thinner or wider youll want the thickness of the 7 mil paper. The plant tags can also be recycled again for labelling the plants that are growing bigger in the garden. Write or paint plant names on the spoon end and stick them in the dirt.
Here are a few ideas for simple functional plant labels. Punch a hole near the pointed end of the tag. You can also use other pieces of plastic like the cups from fast food restaurants which are a lot thicker and can stand up easier to being trampled in the garden.
On the front of the plant label theres generally an image of the plant. A collar of cardboard over the soil and around the base of the plant followed by a plastic bag closed around the base of the plant will help keep the soil in the container.