Forget those plastic tags that look cheap sticking out of the dirt. These painted on labels and a piece of chalk will help you keep track of what you’re growing and can be used again when you’ve harvested your crop and replanted the pots.
Download the plates from going hometoroost.com (click on DIY Projects). Cut them out with an X-Acto knife or scissors and trim the edges so they will wrap around the side of the pot.
Use painter’s tape, attach the stencil to the pot, keeping it as straight as possible. Try aligning the top edge of the stencil under the rim of the pot.
Mix 1 cup of latex paint with 2 Tbsp of non-sand tile grout in a small bowl (or buy premixed chalk paint). Using a brush, apply two coats of paint and let dry.
Source: Gardening and outdoor living