Re: Marking pens
Julie Allen 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
>Has anyone found a good black pen with a line thin enough to write on labels?
I use a laundry marking pen called `Rub-a-Dub' put out by Sanford Co.
It is thin enough for my purposes and is water-proof *but* I have
found some fading due to the sun in those that face south....
It is black.