I recently planted my early Spring garden and can’t wait for the arrival of all my yummy goodies. I’ve always wanted to make something cute and creative to mark the veggies so I could tell what is what. So I decided on these colorful DIY Garden Rock Markers to keep track of all of the fruits, veggies, and herbs in my garden.
It’s been a few years since I had a backyard garden—5 and 1/2 years actually (since my son was born)! Now that he’s old enough to understand how things grow, he is quite interested in planting a garden with me.
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While planting a garden, I used this opportunity to slide in a learning exercise, reminding him about the life cycle of a plant. I also asked questions like, what does a plant need to grow? I also asked him to point to the parts of the plant. Afterward, we watered the garden & painted the rocks together.
DIY Garden Rock Markers Materials:
- Smooth white rocks (garden department at Lowe’s or Home Depot)
- Acrylic marker pens
- Clear sealer
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- Open your bag of rocks and find the ones that are the smoothest and medium-sized.
- Wash and dry your rocks.
- Use a pencil to draw out your chosen fruits, veggies, and herbs on your rocks.
- Go over your sketch with the acrylic paint markers.
- Once you’re finished, spray each rock with a clear sealer.
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Have you tried these DIY Garden Rock Markers? If so, I’d love to see your work. Please pin and share!
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Meagan is in her mid-thirties and has been married for almost 10 years. She is a proud boy mom, happily navigating her way through the toddler years. She met her husband 20 years ago in high school; they got married 10 years later after graduating from the University of South Florida. Meagan currently helps run a family business with her parents and sister, while blogging about her life and taking care of her three-year-old son full time (at work)!
When she isn’t chasing her son around and constantly picking up Matchbox cars, she enjoys spending time with her family on a beach anywhere. She also loves decorating and organizing her home, delving into fun DIY projects, bargain shopping, and eating at unique restaurants. She also loves Barbecue anything and a good show or movie on Netflix.