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Re: Marking pens

jwallen@blomand.net wrote:
> 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
> confused.
> 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

John                     | "There be dragons here"
                         |  Annotation used by ancient cartographers
                         |  to indicate the edge of the known world.

John Jones, jijones@ix.netcom.com
Fremont CA, USDA zone 8/9 (coastal, bay) 
Max high 95F/35C, Min Low 28F/-2C average 10 days each
Heavy clay base for my raised beds.

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