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 October 24, 2016

Speckled Swan Dried Speckled Swan Gourd Ducks, Geese, Swan, and birdhouses   $2 to 6 Sold out but our 2016 crop of dried Swan gourds will be available in April 2017. Indonesian bottle gourds (see below) are in excellent supply and a good alternative
Bushel Dried Bushel Basket bowls and drums $6 to $9 sold out but we will plant more in 2016
Mini Nigerian Bottle Dried Nigerian Mini Gourds Jewelry, mini vase, and Christmas Tree Ornaments $0.50 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 a modest 2015 crop of gourds is now dry and available for sale
Bottle Dried Small Bottle Gourds   $2 to 4 just a few left
Martin House  Dried Martin House Gourds Birdhouses, bowls, lidded containers $2 to 5
excellent supply
Cannonball Dried Cannonball Gourds Small bowls, lidded containers, and stacked snowballs/cannonballs   $1.50 Sold out. 

Our 2016 crop of cannonball gourds will be dry in about March 2017.
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 Just a few left
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 fair supply
Sennari Sennari Japanese mini gourdThis gourd can be highly variable in shape A Japanese mini bottle about 3" tall and 2" in diameter.  Useful for jewelry and ornaments $.70 excellent supply
Canteen Dried Canteen Gourd decorated purses, shallow bowls, lidded boxes $2 to 6 Our 2015 crop of gourds are now dry and available for sale
Chinese Bottle Chinese Bottle Gourd   $1 to $2 just a few left.
Kettle Gourd Dried Kettle Gourd   $2 to $7 just a few left.
Indonesian Bottle Indonesian Bottle Gourd Birdhouses, Shekere African Bead Drums  and more $2 to $7
 excellent supply
African Wine Kettle Dried African Kettle Gourd Santa Claus, Shekere African Bead Drums $7 to 26 currently sold out  but our 2016 crop will be dry in about May 2017
Giant Bushel Dried Giant Bushel Gourd Used for bowls and sewing baskets $7 to 26  Not available due to crop & drying failures in prior years but our 2016 crop will be dry in about May 2017.
Large Kettle Gourd Dried Large Pear Gourd Used for bowls and drums  $7 to $26 sold out but a good alternative is the Large Drum Gourd below
Large Drum Gourd Drum Gourd Used for bowls and drums  $7 to $26  Fair Supply (about 4 gourds left)
Dipper Dried Dipper Gourd Short Handle  ladles & birdhouses   $3  sold out
Apple  Dried Apple Gourd Teacher Gifts, bird feeders, boxes, and bowls  $2.00 Sold out.  Our 2016 crop of apple gourds will be dry in about March 2017.
Italian Snake (soft shell) Dried Snake Gourd limited usage due to thin shell $3 fair supply left