Once flowers fade and bulbs and tubers are dug up for winter storage, they pretty much all look alike. To ensure that youll replant them in the right location next spring, write the variety or color of the plant directly on each bulb with a permanent marker. Then store the bulbs in peat moss or newspaper in a cool, dark place. Peat Moss, Bulbs Labels, Good Ideas, Plants Direction, Dark Places, Permanent Markers, Fall Organic, Gardens, Martha Stewart
plant marker: stamped spoons as plant markers, 36 piece set of stamps available at www.harborfreight... for about nine dollars
Twig Plant Marker How-To 1. Gather small branches, about 1/4 to 1/2 inch around, in an easily worked but sturdy wood, such as maple. 2. With a vegetable peeler, strip a couple of inches of bark at one end, making a flat surface, and use permanent marker [or stamps + ink] to record the name. Note: If the wood is green and oozing sap, let it dry overnight before writing.