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Re: Re: Iris Plant Markers

> From: Chad Schroter <chad.schroter@quantum.com>
> To: Iris Talk List <iris-talk@eGroups.com>
> Subject: [iris-talk] Re: Iris Plant Markers
> Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2000 9:38 AM
> 	The Painters Pen markers from Wal-Mart work well, at least the first
> few days you have them. I have had trouble with them drying-up if they
> around awhile, plus the tip gets yucky. They have non-toxic water based
> I have switched to using a similar paint-pen which uses a xylene based
> (not for kids). This ink flows much nicer and the pens do not go bad if
> to sit for months etc. Here in California they can be found at
> a craft supply store. I am particularly sensitive to having obvious
> in the "garden setting" so I use the narrow 1/2" miniblind. For a very
> label I have painted the blinds dark green first and then used a white
> marker for the lettering. These are still in excellent shape in the third
> year and I have no comments about a 'mouse's graveyard'.
> 	Chad Schroter
> 	Los Gatos, CA

Blinds come in Dark green \, you would not have to paint them.

Mike Greenfield 

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