hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

Unauthorized use of a plant doesn't invalidate it's patent

RSS story archive

Re: CULT: labels

  • Subject: Re: CULT: labels
  • From: Linda Mann <lmann@lock-net.com>
  • Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2008 17:27:27 -0400

So far, the labels made from vinyl siding scraps are holding up really well. Much stronger and stiffer than miniblinds, so can get them into my rocky gravel and use much longer pieces without them flopping over or breaking off. Also hold up to the weather much better.

Bought my first Sharpie paint pen this summer. It's ok, but has the same problem the Painters Paint pens have of drying out and gooping up.

Unlike the Painters, the paint is not water soluble. Not sure what the benefit of that is, but harder to clean up.

Griff - hint - when the Painters' paint is drying up too fast, spit on a scrap piece of vinyl and re-wet the pen tip. I sometimes even pull the tip out and use a syringe to squirt a little warm water into the barrel.
Linda Mann east Tennessee USA zone 7/8
East Tennessee Iris Society <http://www.DiscoverET.org/etis>
Region 7, Kentucky-Tennessee <http://www.aisregion7.org>
American Iris Society web site <http://www.irises.org>
talk archives: <http://www.hort.net/lists/iris-talk/>
photos archives: <http://www.hort.net/lists/iris-photos/>
online R&I <http://www.irisregister.com>

To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the

Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index

 © 1995-2015 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement