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RE: weatherproof


Obviously, I'll have to check into those.  Thanks! 

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of Kitty
Sent: Thursday, March 09, 2006 7:10 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] weatherproof

For permanent markers in the garden I never trust the ones that come with
the plants.  I use Ptouch on zinc markers on 10inch tines.  Those don't
heave.
Kitty
neIN, Zone 5
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, March 09, 2006 9:35 AM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] weatherproof


> Good info.  I'll have to check them out, Kitty.  Who was the vender again?
>
> I noticed that the commercial markers I put in the ground when I did 
> fall planting last year have ALL heaved out of the ground.  UGH!  I 
> worried that all that freeze and thaw may have done some damage to 
> some of the plants, too.  Time will tell.
>
> Blessings,
> Bonnie (SW OH -z one 5)
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On 
> Behalf Of Kitty
> Sent: Thursday, March 09, 2006 8:30 AM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: [CHAT] weatherproof
>
> It's balmy this am so after crossing the street to get my paper, I 
> took the long way back, returning via the back door so I could view 
> the crocus and iris, and check the progress of the Hylotelephium, 
> oriental poppies, and the Colchicum.  Then I noticed the test markers 
> I put out last fall.  Chris L steered us to a website offering 
> supposedly weatherproof inkjet labels.  I contacted the company and 
> asked for a sample; they were quite generous.
> Well, the black ink on these labels is as dark and readable as the day 
> I put them out there and they've been through -20F temps, heavy snow, 
> lots of wind and rain.  They aren't cheap, but not overly expensive 
> either, considering.
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
>
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