Herb Garden Markers & A Giveaway

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rustic steel garden markers

 

Call me crazy.  I have this weird little obsession with herb garden markers*.   So recently when I was shopping in AC Moore I saw these little wood slice tags and thought right away they would make adorable garden markers.

Windowsill Gardens

 

I couldn’t find them on the AC Moore website, but I did find these birch wood tags on Etsy which I like even better.

birch wood slice tags

 

Because March weather in NJ can be crazy, I’ve been doing some indoor gardening.  We can go from snow to 60 degrees in 24 hours, which is exactly what happened this weekend.  While I’m waiting for more consistent warmer temperatures, I started an indoor herb garden, inspired solely by those wood slice tags.    A few weeks ago I mentioned the most amazing green house that I visited.  While I was there I picked up a few herb plants for this project.

I had this planter that I held on to because I loved the shape of it.  I knew I’d find a use for it eventually.  I’m a bit of a hoarder with planter pots, which drives my husband a little crazy.

herb garden

 

This is clearly an easy little project that doesn’t require a step by step guide.  I labeled the wood slices and attached them to a little wooden stick with a drop of hot glue and inserted the stick into the pot.

Start your herb gardens indoors

 

 

Cilantro is my favorite herb, and the one that I find the most difficult to grow.  I like having it on hand when the mood strikes to make my favorite salsa recipe.  My luck growing herbs has been hit or miss in the past, but these have held up great for the last few weeks.

Herb Gardening Indoors

 

I thought about giving the pot a galvanized finish with paint, but decided to leave it as is for this one.  I love cute herb markers because you can really get creative with them! Here are some of my favorites from Etsy – one of which you can enter to win today!!

I love the engraved lettering on these wooden plant markers.

engraved wooden herb markers

 

These look like little chalkboards, but they are actually ceramic garden markers.

ceramic herb markers

 

These vegetable garden markers caught my eye also.

vegetable garden markers

 

These engraved stone markers can be customized to say whatever you like.

custom engraved stone plant markers

 

This set of garden markers is made from steel, with a perfectly weathered finish, that will get even better over time.  You can enter to win a set of these below, good luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

 

 

DIY Herb Garden Markers

 

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9 thoughts on “Herb Garden Markers & A Giveaway

  1. I love your wood slice tags! So cute! I can’t grow cilantro indoors to save my life. My cats always end up chewing away at it until there’s nothing but nubs left. I’d love to have a cute little pot sitting on the counter but I guess outdoors is the only way to go for me. 🙂

  2. Adorable! And I love the ones that you made – but I’m wondering how you labeled them (I’m not gifted at doing the letters myself). Thank you for the chance to win! 🙂

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