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 October 24, 2016
|Speckled Swan||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||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||
|Cannonball||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)||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||excellent supply|
|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||just a few left.|
|Kettle Gourd||$2 to $7||just a few left.|
|Indonesian Bottle||Birdhouses, Shekere African Bead Drums and more||$2 to $7||
|African Wine Kettle||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||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||Used for bowls and drums||$7 to $26||sold out but a good alternative is the Large Drum Gourd below|
|Large Drum Gourd||Used for bowls and drums||$7 to $26||Fair Supply (about 4 gourds left)|
|Dipper||ladles & birdhouses||$3||sold out|
|Apple||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)||limited usage due to thin shell||$3||fair supply left|