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20 Creative DIY Garden Markers And Labels 

Do you love labeling plants and other decors of your garden? How about having some simplest, DIY garden markers and that even made from items like corks, shells, pebbles, containers and cans. You can use the broken pots and wooden pieces too. If you are interested in getting some plant markers for low cost, be creative and play with these stunning ideas and inspire your living.

See also: DIY garden ideas, DIY plant wall and DIY bean bags.

1: Adhesive Aluminum Board Garden Marker

With the help of Aluminum duct tape, you can fulfill your desire easily. With the help of a pen, you can write the name of the herb, shrub or vegetable on the backside. It would give an embossed effect when turned right. Stick it to a plastic stick and have fun.See the tutorial here

Adhesive Aluminum board

2: Gaudy Vegetable Garden Markers

For this kind of an idea, you would need:

  • White clay
  • Floral wire
  • Paint marker
  • Gold leaf
  • Wire cutter

Put one end of the wire into the garden pots and other end on card on which the name of the vegetables in written. It looks simply wonderful and stylish. Get the directions here

Gaudy vegetable garden markers

3: Twigs As A Garden Markers

Use any wooden pieces, but make sure they are cut into pen like shapes. Add paper to it or cardboard, and write the names of your garden mates. They look lovely when lying over the pots or bushes.Get the detail here

Twigs as a garden markers

4: Standing Alphabets Plant Marker:

In your pots, you can place the shinny, painted alphabets and keep them as markers. It is a fun an activity, but moreover helps you in making your garden more appealing.Get the instructions here

Standing Alphabets

5: Polymer Clay Markers:

Making these types would be real fun – where is your scrabble by the way? The things that you would need are:

  • Polymer clay – you will have to make a stick shape out of it.
  • Butter knife
  • Letter stamps

For details, please go through this link 

Polymer clay markers

6: Metal Stamped Spoon Marker:

The painted silver spoon with names of the herbs and vegetables, when placed in the pots look mesmerizing. Materials needed include:

  • Spoon
  • Stamps
  • sledge hammer
  • Steel Stamping Block
  • Concrete slab (for making the base)
  • Impress Art Stamp Straight Tape
  • Paint
  • Cotton swab
  • towel (paper)

Get the directions here

metal stamped spoon marker

7: Wine Bottle Garden Stakes:

Cut the wine bottle cap with a cutter and than flatten it up by beating with hammer. Make two holes in the center and insert the pipe/stick for the support. For details, please check out

Wine bottle garden stakes

8: Keyword Keys As Markers:

You must be having old, rejected keyword in your store room. Pick out that and use the buttons as lovely markers. Simply attach them to stick or even toothpicks. Check out details here

Keyword keys as markers

9: Feast Cans DIY Marker:

Simply grab four feast cans, create flower out of the body and use wire hanger to place it. Here are the details

Feast cans DIY marker

10: Concrete Markers:

The name may suggest that it is all about a tiresome process, but reality remains way different from it. You would find it a fun activity which coloring the concrete pieces and making the garden flooring. Details are here

Concrete Markers

11: Chalkboard Spray Paint Marker:

This is one of the easiest type of diy plant marker – look for old gift or business cards and paint it with Chalkboard spray. With grease pencil, write whatever you have too. Your plastic plant labels are ready to be put into fork stands.Get the tutorial here

Chalkboard spray paint marker

12: Cork And Fork Markers:

Use forks as stands, and put named corks over them. It would be a lovely homemade garden marker for any type of garden. For details, please check

Cork and fork markers

13: DIY Garden Markers

You can use wooden spoons and color them in special way so that you can relate them to different herbs and vegetables. Have a look here

DIY garden markers

14: Pebbles Garden Labels:

You can use the over-sized, round stones and name them so that you can use them as markers.Get detail information here

Pebbles Labels

15: Vintage Spoon Ideas:

 Use spoon of any kind and draw a sketch of herb on some paper with led pencil and then fill it with some colors or you can use clip art of computer.After pasting it on spoon,it will look stunning plant marker. See the detail

Vintage spoon ideas

16: Picture In Bottles:

If you think writing down names is common, you can differentiate your garden by adding pictures into jars. Have a look at this crazy idea:

Picture in bottles

17: Pictured Stones Marker:

If you are not good at drawing, add some pictures to sand stones and fill them with color. These would allure your gardens’ charm.Click here

Pictured Stones

18: Wine Cork Plant Tag:

From a decent wine cork, you can have cute name tag for garden. Make sure it is attached to the thin bamboo well.Get the detail here

Wine Cork plant tag

19: Broken Pot Markers:

It is not strange that garden areas come across lots of broken pots. Use them for the purpose of markers by adding picture or wording over the top. It is fun! Source

Broken pot markers

20:Paint Pebble Plant Markers:

You can write names on pebbles and place them around your favorite plant. All these activities are more than fun and excitement. Source

Paint pebble plant markers

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  1. Thank you so much for including my project in this stunning round-up!

  2. Well, these are really some cool and beautiful markers and labels and that exactly matches with the gardening products and it’s really a great utilisation of markers and labels.

  3. Thanks for sharing this wonderful information. Here I found variety of garden markers and using of that. I mostly use stone made and metal made markers in my garden as even I shop from http://www.idealgardenmarkers.com

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