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.
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Price at the Farm
Supply as of April 6, 2016
|Speckled Swan||Ducks, Geese, Swan, and birdhouses||$2 to 6||Just a few left. We will plant more in 2016. Untrellised Indonesian bottle gourds (see below) are in excellent supply and a good alternative|
|Bushel||bowls and drums||$6 to $9||sold out but we will plant more in 2016|
|Mini Nigerian Bottle||Jewelry, mini vase, and Christmas Tree Ornaments||$0.50||We have an excellent supply|
|Basketball||Used for bowls and baskets, lamps and lamp shades, permanent jack-O-lanterns, globes||$3-6||a modest 2015 crop of gourds is now dry and available for sale|
|Bottle||$2 to 4||just a few left|
|Martin House||Birdhouses, bowls, lidded containers||$2 to 5||
Our huge 2015 crop of gourds is finally dry and available for sale
|Cannonball||Small bowls, lidded containers, and stacked snowballs/cannonballs||$1.50||Fair Supply|
|Penguin (soft shell)||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||Just a few left|
|Caveman's Club / Maranka||Birdhouses & Masks||$2 to 4||Excellent Supply|
|Egg (soft shell)||limited usage due to very thin shell||$0.50||sold out|
A very versatile smaller gourd !
|$1 to $1.50||fair supply|
|Sennari||This gourd can be highly variable in shape||A Japanese mini bottle about 3½" tall and 2" in diameter. Useful for jewelry and ornaments||$.70||Our huge 2015 crop of gourds is now dry and available for sale|
|Canteen||decorated purses, shallow bowls, lidded boxes||$2 to 6||Our 2015 crop of gourds are now dry and available for sale|
|Chinese Bottle||$1 to $2||fair supply.|
|Kettle Gourd||$2 to $7||sold out but
our 2015 crop of large drum gourds (see below) will be dry by early May.
|Indonesian Bottle||Birdhouses, Shekere African Bead Drums and more||$2 to $7||
Our huge 2015 crop of trellised gourds are dry and available for sale.
|African Wine Kettle||Santa Claus, Shekere African Bead Drums||$7 to 26||currently sold out but we will plant more in 2016|
|Giant Bushel||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||Used for bowls and drums||$7 to $26||sold out but a good alternative is the Large Drum Gourd below that will be dry in late spring (2016)|
|Large Drum Gourd||Used for bowls and drums||$7 to $26||2015 Crop will be dry in late spring (2016)|
|Dipper||ladles & birdhouses||$3||A few very long necked gourds from our 2015 crop are now dry and available for sales.|
|Apple||Teacher Gifts, bird feeders, boxes, and bowls||$2.00||Just a few left|
|Italian Snake (soft shell)||limited usage due to thin shell||$3||fair supply left|