Lakeview Farms

Dried Gourd Availability

Be sure to call my cell phone ( 636-387-2695 ) prior to coming to be sure I plan to be at the farm when you arrive. 

Our Dried Gourd Display April 27, 2008 American Gourd Society Logo Show-Me Gourd Society Logo

Lakeview Farms is not currently set up to package and ship gourds so if you live outside of the St. Louis, MO metro area click here for a list of other gourd farms that are set up to ship dried gourds out of their area.

click blue link below for larger pictures of both decorated and undecorated gourds   Use

Price at the Farm

Supply as of June 17, 2015

Speckled Swan Dried Speckled Swan Gourd Ducks, Geese, Swan, and birdhouses   $3 to 4 good supply
Bushel Basket Dried Bushel Basket bowls and drums $6 to $9 sold out
Mini Nigerian Bottle Dried Nigerian Mini Gourds Jewelry, mini vase, and Christmas Tree Ornaments $0.40 We have an excellent supply
Basketball Dried Baskedball Gourds Used for bowls and baskets, lamps and lamp shades, permanent jack-O-lanterns, globes $3-6 just a few left in smaller size
Bottle Dried Small Bottle Gourds   $2 to 4 excellent supply
Martin House  Dried Martin House Gourds Birdhouses, bowls, lidded containers $3 to 5 sold out
Cannonball Dried Cannonball Gourds Small bowls, lidded containers, and stacked snowballs/cannonballs   $1.50 Excellent Supply
Penguin (soft shell) Dried Penguin Gourd  When a crafter adds eyes and a painted tuxedo, this gourd is a perfect penguin.  More commonly used for rattles, vases, and butterfly houses. $1.50 good supply of 2012 & 2013 crop gourds
Caveman's Club / Maranka Dried Caveman's Club Gourd Birdhouses & Masks $2 to 4 Excellent Supply
Egg (soft shell) Dried Nest Egg Gourds limited usage due to very thin shell $0.50 sold out
Mexican Bottle Mexican Bottle Gourd
A very versatile smaller gourd !
$1 to $1.50 excellent supply
Sennari Sennari Japanese mini gourdThis gourd can be highly variable in shape A Japanese mini bottle about 3" tall and 2" in diameter.  Usefull for jewelry and ornaments $.60 good supply
Canteen Dried Canteen Gourd decorated purses, shallow bowls, lidded boxes $2 to 5 fair supply of smaller & medium sizes
Chinese Bottle Chinese Bottle Gourd   $1 to $2 fair supply.
Kettle Gourd Dried Kettle Gourd   $2 to $7 good supply (in smaller sizes only)
Indonesian Bottle Indonesian Bottle Gourd Birdhouses, Shekere African Bead Drums  and more $2 to $5.50
 Just a few left
African Wine Kettle Dried African Kettle Gourd Santa Claus, Shekere African Bead Drums $7 to 26 sold out
Giant Bushel Dried Giant Bushel Gourd Used for bowls and sewing baskets $7 to 26  Not available due to crop & drying failures in 2013 & 2012.  We do not anticipate growing this gourd in the future.
Large Kettle Gourd Dried Large Pear Gourd Used for bowls and drums  $6 to $20 sold out
Dipper Dried Dipper Gourd Short Handle  ladles & birdhouses   $2 to 3 just a few left in smaller sizes
Apple  Dried Apple Gourd Teacher Gifts, bird feeders, boxes, and bowls  $1.50 & &2.00 Excellent supply from our 2014 crop
Italian Snake (soft shell) Dried Snake Gourd limited usage due to thin shell $2 excellent supply from our 2013 crop