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


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