Hanging Gourds Outside To Dry

We happen to have an old swing set in the backyard. So this year, I took the gourds off the vine, and took a hammer and long nail and punched 4 holes in the bottom of the gourds. Took twine and attached it to the stems and hung the gourds on the swing set and let the sun dry them. They are drying just fine. Last year I put them in my basement and had a mess on the floor as they dripped from the holes in the bottom, and lost quite of few from rot.

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By Pat from Solley, MD

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By Joyce (Guest Post)
October 18, 20070 found this helpful

Here in Australia we have a bloke called the 'Gourd Father' who lives near me. Here is his link:

http://www.thegourdfather.com

I hope you can pick up some great info and ideas from his site. Good Luck!

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By Joyce (Guest Post)
October 18, 20070 found this helpful

Here in Australia we have a bloke called the 'Gourd Father' who lives near me. Here is his link:

http://www.thegourdfather.com

I hope you can pick up some great info and ideas from his site. Good Luck!

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