DIY Garden Signs

Quick and easy DIY garden signs for your backyard vegetable garden.

DIY Garden Signs | Britt's Blurbs

So one of my favorite places this season is quickly becoming my vegetable garden in the very back of our property. I have 9 total raised garden beds fully stocked with veggies and herbs. One herb garden bed, kale, spinach/swiss chard, zucchini, watermelon, peppers, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, and beefsteak tomatoes. I’ll pretty much have a fully functioning farmers market come mid-summer so if you want to stop by, I accept payments in the form of house-cleaning, tending to the yard, and fresh baked goods. 🙂

DIY Garden Signs | Britt's Blurbs

I decided to make some cute little signs to line the edges of my garden beds. Not only to remember what I actually planted, but hey, also because they’re adorable and fun to look at when I’m out working in the garden. 

Materials you’ll need:

  • Cedar fence panels
  • 2×4 boards or any scrap wood boards
  • 2 inch wood screws
  • Black exterior paint
  • Small paint brush

To make the DIY Garden Signs:

  • Cut a cedar fence panel about 14 inches long.
  • Cut the 2×4 board to 2 feet long.
  • Put the cedar fence panel face down on a work bench then drill the board into the back. Make sure the screws do not come out the front of the sign. They shouldn’t if you’re using 2 inch screws and a 2×4. 
  • Now, using a small paint brush, paint the vegetable name on the sign. 
  • Hammer the sign into the ground using a mallet. It helps if the ground is soft so try doing this a day or so after it rains. 

DIY Garden Signs | Britt's Blurbs

Happy building!

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    Yay for upcycling! Your garden signs are super cute! We have little terracotta ones which I painted, however, now that we’re growing different veggies I’ve got to put together some new ones!

    • Brittany
      Reply

      Thanks lady! You’ll definitely have to try them!

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