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How to Make Halloween Jack-O-Lanterns From Gourds - Landscaping
One way to make Halloween jack-o-lanterns is to use gourds, which are more permanent than pumpkins. Learn how to grow and carve gourds to make ...
Gourd Decorating - A Simple Gourd Craft Project for Newbies
Learn all the tricks of gourd decorating in this tutorial. Using pictures and explaining all steps in detail, I show you how make a hat in this gourd craft project .
Ornamental Gourds - Picture of Gourds in a Bushel Basket
This picture of gourds shows them providing fall color spilling out of a bushel basket. The gourds in this picture are the so-called "ornamental" gourds.
Growing a Variety of Ornamental Gourds - Gardening - About.com
Although gourds have been grown and used for thousands of years, in modern times most cultures use gourds for their utilitarian and ornamental value, not as ...
How to Dry or Cure Ornamental Birdhouse Gourds - Gardening
Gourds are close relatives to pumpkins, squash and other vegetables in the Cucurbitaceae family, like cucumbers and melons. And they are just as easy to grow ...
Gourd Bird Houses - Making Birdhouses Out of Birdhouse Gourds
Growing birdhouse gourds is easy and turning them into bird houses is just as simple. However you have to be a bit patient and allow the gourds to dry, or cure,  ...
Gourd Bird Houses - Painting Gourds - Gardening - About.com
At this point, you can leave your birdhouse gourd as is, au natural, or you can get creative and paint it. Even if you want to leave it natural, I'd suggest a few coats ...
How to Make Gourd Bird Houses - Gardening - About.com
First things first: gather the following tools and supplies to begin the transformation from gourd to bird house. Gourds; Drill; 3/8" 1/4" and 1 3/8" Drill Bits; Small ...
Gourd Bird Houses - Cleaning Out the Gourd - Gardening - About.com
Some birdhouse gourds will dry better than others. You may be lucky and have a gourd who's seeds are all loosened and can simply be shaken out. Or, you may ...
Gourd Bird Houses - Cleaning the Gourds - Gardening - About.com
The last thing I like to do is to wash the birdhouse gourd with a mix of 1 part bleach to 10 parts water. I use a steel wool pad to do this, so that any remaining ...
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