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[iris] HYB: CULT: Garden labels
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- Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 17:42:21 -0700 (PDT)
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I've been looking for something new to try, and more economical,
for garden labels.
So far I've tried:
- self adhesive vinyl floor tiles-
they work well as dividers except that they become brittle. They are too low
in the ground to be visible after the seedlings grow up.
- plastic spoons-
became brittle very quickly but I really liked the surface area of the bowl
for writing on.
- popsicle sticks- became brittle and too low, hard to find
in growth. They worked well in germination pots and to mark where seedlings
had been lined out.
Lately a new close-out type store opened in my area.
Inside I spotted many boxes of PVC mini-blinds... many of which were clearly
not functional as blinds. I haven't gone to ask about buying them in bulk
because gas prices are causing me to re-consider buying plastic products.
the school where I work there are several repositories of paint stirring
sticks. Some of them are from painting projects, but most I think are there
for some other as yet undiscovered reason. One such deposit is in the library
where they are sometimes used to mark the place of a book that has been taken
off the shelf.
As it happens the librarian is interested in breeding roses
so she and I chat about gardening on occasion. Yesterday, we were sitting
near the pail of paint stirring sticks and I said... "I think I might try
those." She said she already had and they worked well except they soak up
water and might mold.
I also heard recently that Copper Sulfate will keep
seeds from molding. Source on that one is suspect.
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