Country Lore: Venetian Blind Plant Markers

Leaves from old Venetian blinds make great plant markers, and you can even write on them.


| August/September 2009



venetian blind plant markers

If you have a garden and you're replacing Venetian blinds, you can use the old leaves as garden plant markers.


PHOTO: MARK YUILL/FOTOLIA

You can make plant markers and row markers by cutting 5- or 6-inch pieces of old Venetian blinds. Use waterproof pencils or pens to write the names or colors of the plants. The markers are easy to use, and it’s a great way to recycle them.

Jerry Clark
West Carrollton, Ohio





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