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Cute and Simple Garden Markers

Cute and Simple Garden Marker Tutorial from 3Peppers-Recipes.com #garden #craft #tutorial

I have been working on my backyard veggie garden, and have been using the markers that came in the pots for those plants, but had nothing for the ones I grew from seeds.

So I wanted to come up with a consistent and cute marker, that I would have no problem matching when I added a new plant. I also wanted them to be inexpensive.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Pre-cut shapes of thin wood
  • Tongue depressors
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Spray Paint
  • Paint Markers
  • Spray Varnish

First, glue the tongue depressors onto the back of the pieces of wood.

Next, spray paint your pieces (once they are glued together). I needed 3 coats of spray paint to get good coverage, the wood soaks up a lot of paint.

Once the spray paint is dry, I used paint markers to draw on each one. I wanted to keep a consistent design across the lot, but you could make each one different too.

Once the paint pen dries, I sprayed each one with a coat of varnish and they are ready to use.

I’m really happy with the result. I’m also ecstatic on how well my little garden is growing!

It’s been 2 weeks since the plants went into the ground (see the garden when it was first planted), and I can see so much growth. The lettuce, arugula and radishes will be ready for harvest in the next 2 weeks. YUM! Are any of your veggies ready for harvest yet? How’s your garden growing? I’d love to see!

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Cute and Simple Garden Marker Tutorial from 3Peppers-Recipes.com #garden #craft #tutorial

Cute and Simple Garden Marker Tutorial from 3Peppers-Recipes.com #garden #craft #tutorial

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Hi! I'm Kristy! I'm a graphic & web designer working from home in sunny Florida. Simply put, I LOVE ALL THINGS CREATIVE. 3Peppers is my place to share my creations with you... My three peppers are crafts, cooking and color, what are yours?

Comments

  1. These are so cute and seem easy to make. Thanks for sharing

  2. What a clever idea. They look great in your garden.
    Bev

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