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Colourful Peg Garden Markers

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Decorate some wooden dolly pegs to make some colourful markers for a vegetable bed or flower pot.



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Materials
Wooden dolly pegs
Acrylic paint
Spray varnish
Masking tape (optional)

Method
Paint the wooden pegs with the acrylic paint. You could paint them a uniform colour or try different patterns such as stripes.
Try using masking tape to make a neat line if you're making stripes.



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Try using masking tape to make neat lines




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Slide over the edge of a cardboard box to allow the paint to dry.



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Pegs drying


Spray with varnish to protect the paint.



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If you're using the pegs as markers in a vegetable bed, tie a length of garden twine around the necks of two pegs and press them into the soil to mark out the seed drill.



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For vegetable bed markers, tie twine around two pegs and mark out the seed line




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Seed lines marked out with the colourful pegs and twine


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