In one of our recent Smart Gardening Workshops, an attendee asked presenter Kerry Mendez what kind of plant markers she uses in her garden. Kerry's response: "Actually I don't usually use markers in my gardens, mostly because these don’t look great in photo shoots. I keep a journal and list where my plants are. There are many great plant tags out there. I know Rapiclip is one good product on the market."
Rapiclip is one example of a plastic tag. Rustproof metal tags are also available and popular. You can either write on them with a paint marker (Sharpie makes one) or print the plant name on a paper label and tape it onto the tag with heavy-duty clear tape.
How do you keep track of your plants? Leave a comment below!
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