Create an organized and beautiful garden with these DIY plant markers! Over 45 ideas that are made from upcycled and recycled materials.
What are Plant Markers Used for?
Plant markers, or garden markers, are a way to keep track of what you’ve planted and where. They can be as simple as a large popsicle stick with permanent marker writing, or as fancy as you like!
I like to find thrifty ways to build and decorate my garden, like repurposing bricks from my dad’s old yard wall to make raised beds. Garden markers can also be made with upcycled and recycled materials!
If you are just starting out with homesteading or gardening, then you know that one of the most difficult parts of starting a garden is keeping track of what you planted! Instead of running around wondering what’s in each patch or planter, use one of these easy garden marker ideas to help you get your plants organized and add some charm to your green spaces!
45 Cute and Easy DIY Garden Markers
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Popsicle Stick Garden Markers — Have a wood-burning tool? Try this simple craft for your garden
Picture Markers for the Garden –– Make pictorial markers for your garden using this tutorial.
Hand Stamped Plant Markers –– You don’t need a green thumb to make these cool hand-stamped plant markers!
Plastic Spoon Markers –– These are a simple and sustainable way to create garden markers for your garden and reduce plastic waste!
Recycled Key Markers –– These plant markers are an easy recycled craft for your garden. Perfect for pots and smaller herb gardens.
DIY Cork Garden Labels Tutorial –– If you (like me) save extra wine corks, this is an excellent way to put them to good use!
Make Cement Plant Label Stakes –– A fun and easy cement craft to help you organize your potted and garden bed plants.
Garden Labels in a Jar Shape –– A quick and easy project for an herb garden. Use chalkboard material for re-usable and re-writable labels!
Easy DIY Butterfly Markers –– Identify fruits and veggies with ease using this adorable garden marker for butterfly fans.
Upcycled Hand Stamped Can Top Markers –– Upcycle your old can toppers to make these rustic garden markers.
DIY Cement Spoon Garden Markers –– Not only are these so cute, but they’re super easy to make!
Painted Stones –– Your kids will love being able to help out with making these super easy plant markers. All you need are river stones and acrylic craft paints!
DIY Upcycled Knife Garden Row Markers –– Hit up the antique store for old cutlery to repurpose into plant markers!
Upcycled Chalkboard Frying Pan –– When the nonstick coating starts to wear off on your pans, repurpose them into keeping your garden organized.
DIY Wood Veneer Plant Labels –– Use your Cricut to make these easy garden markers.
DIY Herb Markers with Air Dry Easy-Sculpt Clay –– Create your own hand stamped garden markers for an outdoor or indoor herb garden.
DIY Wood Slice Markers –– Use your cricut to make these adorable and easy picture markers for the garden.
Popsicle Stick Markers –– If you’re looking for a fast and easy way to label your garden, then you’ve got to try these popsicle stick garden markers!
Recycled Tin Marker Craft –– Use recycled tins to make these one of a kind garden markers. Adds an eccentric touch to the garden!
Birdy Flower Markers for Your Garden –– These adorable flower markers are so adorable and perfect for any kind of garden.
Rock Plant Name Markers –– Use rocks with a special outdoor paint to label your garden!
Rock Painting Vegetables –– Paint funny shaped rocks to look like the vegetables growing in your garden!
Garden Stakes DIY –– Made with a Cricut machine and some old utensils, these sturdy garden stakes can weather any storm.
Painted Rock Garden Circles –– Add some personality to your garden with these pretty painted circles!
DIY Herb Signs for the Garden –– Use a mason jar lid to make these one of a kind herb garden signs.
Seashell Plant Labels for Outdoor Garden Beds –– Put those beachy shells to great use in the garden!
DIY Garden Rock Markers –– Label your outdoor vegetable plants with these adorable painted rock markers.
Scrabble Tile Garden Labels–– Use old scrabble tiles to spell out plant names!
Clay Markers –– Use oven baked clay to make these chic looking plant name stakes.
DIY Markers –– These simple but effective garden markers are a great last minute DIY for your garden.
DIY Garden Stakes –– Use scrap wood to make these eye catching garden signs.
Easy DIY Markers –– These quick and easy plant markers are a fun and great DIY to do with your kids.
How to Make Pearly Plant Pokes –– Bring some color to your green potted plants with these beaded garden markers.
DIY Cricut Wooden Spoon Markers –– Use painted wooden spoons and your Cricut to make these beautiful garden markers.
Veggie Painting Stones –– If you’re looking for a cheap and easy garden craft, you can’t go wrong with these funny faces!
DIY Spoon Markers –– All you need are wooden spoons, paint, and markers!
Washi Tape Markers –– So easy! Just wrap and label! Use different patterns and colors to make them pop!
Paint Stick Markers –– Use paint sticks and some leftover paint to make these inexpensive garden markers.
DIY Painted Rock Markers –– Express yourself and make some creative plant row markers out of rocks. You can paint or draw them!
Clay Stamped Garden Labels –– Use clay to make these unique stamped labels for your plants!
Beaded Markers –– We used to make name bracelets as a kid…now use that same technique for the garden!
Vegetable Name Stones –– Let your kids help out in the garden by making these cute garden stones!
DIY Clay Vegetable Markers –– Learn how to make these cute and easy vegetable markers.
Painted Rock Markers –– Simple and chic!
Herb Name Markers –– Make these easy herb markers to label all your fresh herbs.
Pour Painted Garden Rocks –– Pour paint makes a colorful way to label your garden!