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Making plant labels.

Yesterday I visited Clwydfryn garden in N. Wales, open under the NGS Scheme, a delightful garden with interest and variety at every turn. The owner makes her own garden labels, sticking Dymo tape to regular plant labels.
My question is: does anyone here do this? I am thinking of doing it myself, and would like to know if I have to buy a special waterproof tape, or would any Dymo tape work?



Ordinary Dymo tape is waterproof and sticks well. The letters are a bit big for long plant names though. I did it for a while but quickly got bored, and that was with the electronic version!

14 May, 2015


i cut up white plastic yogurt and white ice cream tubs, write with permanent ink when dry cover with cellotape

14 May, 2015


Yes, I've been using old plastic yoghurt and cream pots. They're fine for indoors, but I can't find a pen which is really permanent outdoors. I've bought lots which allegedly are, but they all wear off after a while--which is why I was interested in the Dymo system.

15 May, 2015


my OH bought me the Jones plant labeller and it is lovely but I don't tend to use it much [ssh don't tell him]

15 May, 2015

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