Slate plant label Ruby chard. A further option for indoor use are gold silver coloured pencils.
Natural light wooden colour.
How to make slate plant labels. If you write in pencil ink often fades in the sun and gets worn away by soil you can bury the label. Slate labels can be marked with a silver or white paint pen tape from a machine or simply scratched with a hard point. For a removable mark using detergent we recommend our Artline Multipens.
This greyblack slate is from a quarry in eastern Pennsylvania. Ideal for pots. Pot Stick Label Templates.
Depending on the type of garden you are growing the plant labels you make can be quick and easy for tracking purposes only. Bury it behind the back of the plant so youll always be able to dig around a bit and find. In addition to the name of the person in charge of selection.
We use only high quality honed black slate for making our deep v-groove engraved slate signs which appears as charcoal grey in colour. The slate is 78 inches thick. French slate from near Angers in the Loire valley – a beautiful natural material which is very durable and blends in well in the flower beds.
To cut the point start by folding the bottom of the pot stick in half lengthwise about 2. I think Im going to have to carve some more. Then snip off the end with a pair of scissors at an angle to create the point.
Give the ink a few moments to dry hang the slate label on the metal hook and place it in the garden. This particular version features the slate left bare without paint to showcase the natural beauty of the stone. Bookend measures 5 inches wide by 7 inches tall.
You can write on the slate with a variety of choices we recommend liquid chalk white marker pens or oil pastel. The 5 slate labels hang on mini metal crooks 46cm or 74cm long made of elegant solid steel wire with rusted finish. Would make a fabulous addition to any library.
I call this a very semi DIY project. I carved this slate plant marker for Sonias birthday present which she really liked. Mark with slightly blunt pencil.
Ruby Chard slate marker. Shell insignia engraved on face of bookends. Use inexpensive craft store ice cream sticks to write your vegetable information in permanent marker.
A label is placed on each pallet with a description of the slate quarry and plant of origin format thickness etc. Then using a white sharpie pen write the name of each plant on the label. Hanging Slate Plant Labels great for the veg plot herbs and front of border.
Dress up your walls with this unique slate that is both a functional chalkboard and a show-stopping piece of art. Now the pot stick will push easily into moist potting soil. Slate is 12W x 20L and is made of reclaimed early 1700s roofing tile.
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These wide wooden plant markers lolli stick style make for a great cost effective labeling solution for your pots. Here are a few ideas for simple functional plant labels. And earlier this year I decided to add a few to the Cottage Garden by making homemade slate plant markers since there had been a few dusty and long forgotten slate tiles found in our garage.
Marking Slate Labels The traditional marker is a slate pencil but this tends not to be very visible. She is growing lots of vegetables. Available as set of 10 set of 20.
2895 Was 2895 Now 2895. Vintage greyblack slate bookends made by Harpswell House. For permanent marking use our white paint marker pens.
These garden plant markers would make wonderful gifts for friends and family it really nearly is time to start thinking about you know when or you might find a suitable home for them in your own garden. Dimensions 150mm length x 18mm width x 17mm thickness Handmade labels. Black Plant Labels and Pen.
Once the package arrives in the mail unwrap all the slate labels and metal stakes. The slate comes in slabs of 600mm by 600mm and calibrated to 10mm thick. We then cut the slabs down to popular sizes.