Douglas Westfall
Wed, 12 Feb 2003 09:40:31 PST
The Green GoblinDoug Westfall Claiborne Dr. Long
Beach, CA

> I have found that using vinyl-like flexible plastic labels (100-150mm X
> 12mm) is the best.  Then I use a very soft lead pencil (5H) to write on the
> label.  In the African sun, they last well over 5 years.
> I use the added precaution of burying one marker deep in the bag and the
> other one is allowed to show.  That way if I lose the "showing" marker I
> simply unearth the bulb and locate my hidden marker below.
> Regards
> Greg

I use the same, vinyl tags using a "B" (soft) lead pencil. Then I bury one
lable in the pot just for good measure.  I learned this "trick" at the UCI
Arb. several years ago.  It works.



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