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

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Price at the Farm

Supply as of April 1, 2014

Speckled Swan Dried Speckled Swan Gourd Ducks, Geese, Swan, and birdhouses   $2 to 4 sold out but we should have an excellent 2013 crop dry by late April 2014
Bushel Basket Dried Bushel Basket bowls and drums $6 to $9 just a few medium sized bushel gourds left
Mini Nigerian Bottle Dried Nigerian Mini Gourds Jewelry, mini vase, and Christmas Tree Ornaments $0.40 We have an excellent supply from our 2013 crop that appear dry now
Basketball Dried Baskedball Gourds Used for bowls and baskets, lamps and lamp shades, permanent jack-O-lanterns, globes $4-6 fair supply
Bottle Dried Small Bottle Gourds   $2 to 4 excellent supply
Martin House  Dried Martin House Gourds Birdhouses, bowls, lidded containers $2 to 4 sold out but we have an excellent supply from our 2013 crop that should be dry about May 2014
Cannonball Dried Cannonball Gourds Small bowls, lidded containers, and stacked snowballs/cannonballs   $1.50 sold out but we have an excellent supply from our 2013 crop that should be dry about May 2014
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 5 just a few smaller gourds left but we have an good supply of large Marankas from our 2013 crop that should be dry about May 2014
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 excellent supply
Canteen Dried Canteen Gourd decorated purses, shallow bowls, lidded boxes $2 to 5 excellent supply of smaller & medium sizes
Chinese Bottle Chinese Bottle Gourd   $1 to $2 excellent supply.
Kettle Gourd Dried Kettle Gourd New item for 2012 $2 to $6 excellent supply
Indonesian Bottle Indonesian Bottle Gourd Birdhouses, Shekere African Bead Drums  and more $2 to $5.50
 A good supply of  Straight neck gourds from 2012 crop are available.
African Wine Kettle Dried African Kettle Gourd Santa Claus, Shekere African Bead Drums $7 to 26 sold out but we have a good supply from our 2013 crop that should be dry about May 2014
Giant Bushel Dried Giant Bushel Gourd Used for bowls and sewing baskets $7 to 26  sold out but we have a modest supply from our 2013 crop that should be dry about June 2014.  Frost/Freeze damage in October 2013 spoiled about 80% of our crop.
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 fair supply
Apple  Dried Apple Gourd Teacher Gifts, bird feeders, boxes, and bowls  $2 good supply in smaller sizes
Italian Snake (soft shell) Dried Snake Gourd limited usage due to thin shell $2 excellent supply from our 2013 crop that are dry now