Welcome to IDeal™ Garden Markers!

IDeal™ Garden Markers, a division of Hostas Direct, Inc.

IDeal Garden Markers has happy customers around the USA, in several countries, and is nationally recognized in the Top 5 Vendors by Dave’s Garden, the largest gardening website in the world.

IDeal Garden Markers is a one-stop shop for all of your plant identification stake, nameplate, engraving and labeling needs.  It features owner Tom Carlson's invention for a unique stake and nameplate design called The IDeal Garden Marker, design online engraving and label software and more that was developed after 1,300 avid gardeners completed an 11 page 28 question survey AND from Tom's 45 years of gardening experience.  You can read about the history of the IDeal Garden Marker.

  • IDeal Garden Markers - the best plant identification markers including interchangeble stakes and nameplates ever available!
  • Design online durable and sun-resistant garden labels and garden engraved nameplates.
  • Paint pens with durable ink for marking plant tags, plant nameplates, and plant labels.
  • Gardening tools including a unique trowel and weeding tool. 

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