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Cement Garden Markers

DIY Garden Markers: these cement garden markers are long wearing and beautiful, perfect for marking any plants or herbs in your garden.
DIY Garden Markers:  these cement garden markers are long wearing and beautiful, perfect for marking any plants or herbs in your garden.

When my friend told me she wanted to make a little herb garden in a spot near her doorway, I offered to make her some DIY garden markers for her. I’ve had these concrete moulds and stamps for quite a while, and thought it was time to get it out again.

make your own marker stones kit

It’s really simple to use and the results are really lovely. I’m kind of in love with the concrete look. Anything in the garden made of cement just has that cool industrial vibe. The kit comes with the moulds, letter stamps, and some concrete stain, which we used to make her markers a terra cotta colour.

Materials:

  • concrete moulds
  • letter stamps for concrete
  • concrete
  • (optional) concrete stain 

using cement moulds to create garden markers

How To Make Concrete Garden Markers

First you just mix up the cement in a pail, with the stain (or without) and some water.

Next choose which length of mould to use depending on the length of your word.  Fill it with wet cement.

Then you use the letters to spell out your word. Press the stamps into the wet cement and then remove them to leave the letter impression behind. Next you slip off the mould and leave your garden marker to harden.

letter stamps for concrete

I love how they turned out, so simple and sweet, and a little toadstool for good measure. 😉

cement diy garden markers

cement garden markers

diy herb markers

cement garden marker

herb label

My friend seemed to really like them, and said it would make it easy to send her kids out to get her some herbs, and not choose the wrong one. 🙂

With a little herb garden like this one just outside your back door, life really is a party.

You might also like our Tin Can Herb Garden here.

Getting the Garden Ready For Winter and A Tin Can Herb Garden: dig up some herbs at the end of the garden season and bring them in to enjoy indoors.

Also check out our How To Dry Herbs post here.

How To Dry Herbs -easy hanging method anyone can do at home. Enjoy garden herbs year round by drying them to use in the winter.

You might also enjoy our Small Vegetable Garden post here.

Small Vegetable Garden: ideas for garden structure, how to prep your soil in the spring and what to plant in your small vegetable garden.

One Comment

  1. I absolutely love these! There are so many garden marker ideas floating all over the web, but these definitely stand out and I’d love to have them in my garden!

    Brandy
    gluesticksblog.com

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