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Gourd Tip – Growing Vertical

By Denise

Try growing your gourds vertically. I grow most of my gourds on trellises, tee-pees, swing sets or any other convenient sturdy vertical support. The reason I do this is that the gourds do not have a flat side. Sometime a gourd will be weaker or rot in a flat spot. The gourds will also have […]

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The Gourd Tee-Pee – Creative Gardening

By Denise

I seem to have this problem in my yard. My gardens multiply! I know one reason is that Theme Gardens fascinate me. I also like change and the unusual. One year when it was time to start the crops I was again pondering the age old question, “How am I going to support the gourds?” Of […]

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Gourds – A different Approach to Growing Them.

By Denise

Most gourds take an extended growing season and really like warm weather. I live in Zone 5 and have a unpredictable spring so I have learned that certain crops are more challenging for me and gourds are one. But I love them! Bushel , Canteen,  Swan,  Kettle, Dippers, and the other larger gourds can easily […]

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