plant id tags

fldirt(z9Fl)November 28, 2010

I had all these broken clay pots & was wondering what to do with them. Saw where someone had made plant id tags so I thought that was something I could do. Made the tag & of course had to paint flowers on them then added the name of the plant. I

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garden-potter

Very nice! Great way to use broken pots! I may just have to copy this idea!!

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    Bookmark   November 28, 2010 at 5:15PM
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PKponder TX(7b)

I love those, great use of broken pots and so artistic!
What kind of glue did you use? I have been so disappointed with Gorilla glue for gluing metal stakes to wooden markers...it doesn't hold.

Pam

    Bookmark   November 28, 2010 at 6:17PM
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fldirt(z9Fl)

I use Silicone GE ll window & doors(clear) on all my crafts. I made a mosaic bowling ball fountain using it & it is fine, even in water!

    Bookmark   November 28, 2010 at 7:08PM
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tehuti

Pam, I am having a GREAT deal of success with Liquid Nails Small Projects repair adhesive. I started using Liquid Nails after someone posted it here on Garden Junk and now it is a stable in my workshop.

    Bookmark   November 28, 2010 at 7:09PM
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jeannespines

Great recycling...love the "gardening" look of terracotta...& how you added your own touch to the plant IDs. TFS! Jeanne S.

    Bookmark   November 29, 2010 at 12:07AM
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sunnyca_gw

Painting the flowers on them makes them look so much more interesting & like "garden art"! Nice way to use up broken pots! Thanks for idea! Jan

    Bookmark   November 29, 2010 at 12:43AM
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Crafty Gardener(ON 5b)

I love these garden tags. What a great project for over the winter. There are always a few broken pots in the garage.

    Bookmark   November 29, 2010 at 7:02AM
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nonacook(8bFL)

Great tags and I love your stained glass totem!!!
I also use GE II for windows and doors on everything...

    Bookmark   November 29, 2010 at 7:59AM
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fldirt(z9Fl)

Thanks for all the kind words! GEII is the best..wouldn't use anything else.

    Bookmark   November 29, 2010 at 9:08AM
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shpnquen(z5, IN)

THOSE are cute! What a darling way to use broken pots!

    Bookmark   November 29, 2010 at 9:17AM
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luna_llena_feliz

Great repurpose of broken pots! They are just too cute! I might have to steal this idea when I come across some broken terra cotta.

    Bookmark   November 30, 2010 at 2:01AM
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kelly_oh(OH z6)

cool idea!!!

    Bookmark   November 30, 2010 at 4:33PM
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