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PostPosted: Fri Jul 31, 2015 6:08 am    Post subject: No more useless garden pens, please! Reply with quote

Does anyone know of a brand of indelible pen suitable for writing on plastic plant labels and that will last through a season's watering, weathering etc?
I'm so frustrated at carefully labelling things only to go to plant them out in six months and find the label illegible or totally blank! Pens available in garden shops don't seem up to the job. What do professional growers use?
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 31, 2015 9:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sharpie..permanent marker I got mine in Easons
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 31, 2015 12:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I use a Sharpie too. It does fade a little but not a big job to go over them again. Professional gardeners don't need labels, they know everything! You could always go back to the slate and chalk like in the good old days.
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