It’s pretty easily to tell the difference between basil and rosemary, but garden markers are so darn cute that I made a set for my herb garden with polymer clay and rubber stamps.  

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To make your own garden markers you'll need:

oven bake-able polymer clay rolled into 1.25″ balls (one ball for each marker)
appropriate baking dish (according to package instructions)
a rolling pin
a butter knife
rubber letter stamps
an oven


Step 1:

Roll each clay ball into a coil about 5.5″ long. Then flatten the coils to .25″ thick with your rolling pin.
<p>Thanks for sharing very interesting and creative ideas. All garden markers are looking very attractive and pretty. I've created markers many times for my plants. But not having proper time. Even, I shop gardening accessories from <a href="https://www.idealgardenmarkers.com/ideal-stakes-and-nameplates/" rel="nofollow">Ideal Garden Markers</a>. </p>
. . . or maybe you could use free flat chopsticks and stamp them with metal letter punches. . . if ur worried about durability
ha ha. . . i get it, your profile pic is in profile. Nice
Love this idea! How durable is the polymer clay for outdoor use? I'd love to put this idea to use next year in my veggie garden but I don't want to find broken markers every time I go to weed.
I've had mine outside in the weather all summer, and they've held up just fine!
That's cute! Probably not practical for a busy garden, but nice for pots. I can see them as part of a present - plant up some nice herbs in little windowsill sized pots and mark them with these. <br><br>Also, might be nice in coloured polymer clay, especially if you are doing them with / for kids.
Wonderful earthy photos and great use of polymer clay.
Very clever and useful! Thanks for sharing.

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