Here are 7 DIY projects to create your own plant markers and tags.
If you want four-season tags, see Plant Tags That Last a Lifetime (Really).
Here’s some creative ideas for DIY plant tags and markers
Please visit the links for further details and DIY instructions.
1. Chalkboard Plant Tags | Empress of Dirt
I purchased these chalkboard plant stakes but you could also make them using tiny picture frames spray-painted with chalkboard paint.
Also see Creative Uses for Chalkboard Paint in the Garden for more ideas.
2. Wood Burning Plant Tag | Garden Therapy
Get a wood burning tool and make some plant tags and garden art! Stephanie of Garden Therapy created these fun plant markers. You could make some sweet, wood-burned garden signs as well.
3. Fly Swatter Plant Tags | Our Fairfield Home & Garden
This one made me laugh when I first saw it: fun idea! Barb of Our Fairfield Home and Garden created these plant markers with fly swatters and canning jar lids as part of a challenge to come up with garden art made from kitchen utensils. I’m sure the flies will agree that this is a fine project.
4. Stone Plant Markers | Garden Therapy
Rock painting is contagious! Once you get into it, there’s so many things to create including these charming plant markers from Garden Therapy.
5. Copper Plant Tags | Sensible Gardening
Lynne at Sensible Gardening has a daylily farm/business so tagging plants is essential. She recommends these copper tags for a good-looking, long-lasting plant markers.
6. Metal Stamped Plant Tags | Garden Therapy
Once you get a metal stamp kit, you’ll want to be stamping everything! Stephanie of Garden Therapy made these cute and functional tags from washers. It’s a great way to mark things like grafted fruit tree branches.
7. Painted Wooden Spoon Markers | Empress of Dirt
A super simple way to mark plants is to simply write the names on wooden spoons. You could also paint and decorate them if you’re a crafter.
~Melissa the Empress of Dirt ♛