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 January 11, 2016

Speckled Swan Dried Speckled Swan Gourd Ducks, Geese, Swan, and birdhouses   $3 to 4 just a few left.  We will plant more in 2016
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 $0.40 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 sold out but
a modest 2015 crop of gourds will be dry this spring
Bottle Dried Small Bottle Gourds   $2 to 4 just a few left
Martin House  Dried Martin House Gourds Birdhouses, bowls, lidded containers $3 to 6 sold out but
a huge 2015 crop of gourds will be dry this spring
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 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 good 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 fair supply but
our huge 2015 crop of gourds will be dry this spring
Canteen Dried Canteen Gourd decorated purses, shallow bowls, lidded boxes $2 to 5 fair supply of smaller & medium sizes but
our 2015 crop of gourds will be dry this spring
Chinese Bottle Chinese Bottle Gourd   $1 to $2 fair supply.
Kettle Gourd Dried Kettle Gourd   $2 to $7 sold out but
our 2015 crop of large drum gourds (see below) will be dry late this spring
Indonesian Bottle Indonesian Bottle Gourd Birdhouses, Shekere African Bead Drums  and more $2 to $8
 Sold out but
our huge 2015 crop of trellised gourds will be dry this spring
African Wine Kettle Dried African Kettle Gourd Santa Claus, Shekere African Bead Drums $7 to 26 currently sold out  but we will plant more in 2016
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  $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 Drum Gourd Used for bowls and drums  $7 to $26  2015 Crop will be dry in late spring (2016) 
Dipper Dried Dipper Gourd Short Handle  ladles & birdhouses   $2 to 3 just a few left in smaller sizes.  A few very long necked trellised gourds from our 2015 crop will be dry in Spring 2016
Apple  Dried Apple Gourd Teacher Gifts, bird feeders, boxes, and bowls  $1.50 & &2.00 Good supply from our 2014 crop
Italian Snake (soft shell) Dried Snake Gourd limited usage due to thin shell $2 Good supply from our 2013 crop