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Vintage Spoon Plant Tags


Lately I’ve been thinking of how to use more recycled materials in the vegetable garden, so when I stumbled across these plant tags made from silver spoons, I was completely smitten. The vegetable, herb, and insect drawings are done by hand using archival ink and sealed onto vintage silver-plated flatware with a moisture and UV-resistant finish. A super cute way to mark herbs in the kitchen garden, don’t you think?


Each individual plant marker runs between $6.00 and $13.00 depending on the size of the spoon, knife, or fork used.


If you want to butter someone up, these butter knives would make a fun last-minute valentine.


To check out the entire selection of silver spoon garden markers or to place a custom order, visit daisychestnut’s shop on Etsy!

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3 Responses to “Vintage Spoon Plant Tags”

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    Amanda Says:

    Timely Advice! I was just thinking that I don’t really care for ugly plastic tags in the garden but popsicle sticks have their shortcomings. Love this, decorative and eath friendly. Sometimes spoons end up in my compost pile anyway :p
    .-= Amanda´s last blog ..Ready, Set, Starts! =-.

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    meg Says:

    Ooooh, I love these! I keep meaning to search up some crafty ways to label my plants. I’ve tried the copper tags but they don’t seem to last. Maybe I’ll give these a try-to-recreate! Thanks for sharing!
    .-= meg´s last blog ..For the Love of Salads: Smashed Chickpea Salad =-.

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    Dee/reddirtramblings Says:

    Willi, I saw these on Etsy today and was just thinking about buying them. I did buy the Victory art posters you suggested earlier. I’m going to frame them and place them on a wall in my dining room. I can see them now in simple dark, wooden frames.~~Dee
    .-= Dee/reddirtramblings´s last blog ..An ongoing and clandestine love affair =-.

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