Re: Marking pens
> I wonder who out there has found a really good pen to use on iris labels. I
> have found a pen called Mean Streak which works very well. It comes in
> white and other colors, including lack. I found it at a local
> printer/office supply store. I use the white to mark on black pots when I
> pot up iris. It is like paint and never fades. But I can't use it on
> labels because it is too broad a line.
> Sharpie pens fade fast, as I found to my chagrin this year when I put out
> some seedlings marked with this type pen, and now some of the locations are
> Has anyone found a good black pen with a line thin enough to write on labels?
I have an archive of email from iris-l on markers that I will send you
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