Three little beauties

elgatoloco(8 Dallas)August 26, 2013

I grew these little bad boys this year. It only took about 2 months for them to dry because the walls were very thin. But I cleaned them up, hollowed them out, and found they made some excellent vases. Now my mother's friends all have requests in.

Here is a link that might be useful: A quick video of the gourds

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ccabal(7)

Wow that's cool. I may need to try growing some one of these years.

    Bookmark   August 27, 2013 at 11:26AM
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seysonn(8a WA/HZ 1)

I grew these little bad boys this year. It only took about 2 months for them to dry because the walls were very thin.
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Looked nice.

I have grown those for years. But Never to get them MATUREed in 2 months. I used to garden in Atl, GA area then.

Thin wall means , perhaps, you harvested them before maturity. I woud harvest when the vine dies . Then I would let them cure for couple of months. I have made many artifacts from them, including couple of musical instruments(from Swan gourds)

    Bookmark   August 29, 2013 at 1:00AM
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