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IDEA: Signs for the Garden

square pot comboNew plants in our containers stirred lots of conversation, so we decided to label our combinations. We chose to make most of our signs from materials we had on site, covering the signs with chalkboard paint. We used bistro chalk markers to write on the signs. Though the chalk wipes off easily, the labels still held up in a rainshower that popped up right after we put out the signs.

island 3The signs are on stakes and insert easily into the ground. We had to be careful, though, not to puncture the soaker hose that is under the straw.

island 1Our signs look great and help passers-by know what we have chosen for our containers and Idea Garden!

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About sdorn

Sheri is the State Coordinator for the Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Program and Extension Specialist for Consumer Ornamentals. When she is not traveling about the state of Georgia admiring the work of Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteers, she spends time in her own (real and virtual) gardens.