Video Tip: Garden Markers


Videography by Erin Feinblatt and still photo by Evan Janke.

I’ve tried so many different ways to label the plants in my garden over the years, but they never last long. The flimsy plastic markers that come with the seedlings get swept from the basil to the jalapeños, the Pinterest-worthy chalk markers wash away in the sprinklers or rain and I can just never seem to find those darn popsicle sticks amidst the summer growth.

In an effort to properly label my growing plants, I raided my stash of leftover birthday party supplies for some plastic knives. These brightly-colored garden markers could not be more simple and they work!

How simple is that? I think even Miss Martha would call this a good thing.

Below is a video tip on how to use plastic knives as garden markers.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Plastic knives
  • Sharpie
  • Optional: label maker

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