Colourful Peg Garden Markers

Colourful Peg Garden Markers

Posted 2014-04-19 by Jane Streetfollow
Decorate some wooden dolly pegs to make some colourful markers for a vegetable bed or flower pot.



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.

  • Try using masking tape to make neat lines




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

  • Pegs drying


  • Spray with varnish to protect the paint.



  • 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.

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


    Seed lines marked out with the colourful pegs and twine


    Categories
    #Garden
    #Pegs
    #Painting
    #Masking_tape

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