Have you thought about the best way to use signs in your Georgia community or school garden? Gardeners often use small signs as plant labels but larger signs can be just as useful. They can be an important way to tie your garden together.
A creative, welcoming sign at the entrance can tell who you are:
Since gardeners don’t always work at the same time, signs can be a great way to communicate between gardeners:
More permanent signs can hold announcements, maps and other documents.
They can be a great way to tell the story of your garden:
And, they can be instructional for beginning gardeners:
Signs can also be a way to make sure all gardeners know the rules:
You can brag on your certifications. Many certification programs have an option to purchase a weatherproof sign:
For school gardens, signs can encourage teachers to use the garden by giving them basic lesson facts:
Or they can be inspirational:
Signs for the garden should be weatherproof, easily readable, and securely attached to a post or a building. The next time you are at a large botanical garden like the Atlanta Botanical Garden or the State Botanical Garden of Georgia notice their signs and labels. You will be inspired.
How do you creatively use signs in your garden?