DIY PROJECTS/BEES

Turning Gourds into Art

Hand Painted Gourds with Sensible Gardening and Living

Last summer I planted ornamental gourds for the first time and was pleasantly surprised at how well they did. I planted the hard skinned gourds because I wanted to dry them over the winter and then paint on them. I’ve seen painted gourds before at craft shows and thought they would make a great gift. Totally home made from start…

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Ornamental Gourds

Something I’ve been planning on growing for many years is ornamental gourds. For some reason they fascinate me.

Something I’ve been planning on growing for many years is ornamental gourds. For some reason they fascinate me. They have such a wonderful shape and when dried can be used for many creative projects. I especially like the Lagenaria or hard skinned gourds. When to Harvest Gourds Easy to plant and easy to grow, gourds are similar to pumpkins. Your…

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