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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
Picture of gourds providing fall color. While the hard shell varieties are used for bird houses and the like, ornamental gourds mainly provide fall color.
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
Drying gourds keeps them around indefinitely. It's an easy process, but it takes time. Here's all you need to know about how to dry gourds. What you make of ...
Gourd Bird Houses - Making Bird Houses from Your Gourds
They don't call them birdhouse gourds for nothing. With little effort, turn your birdhouse gourd into an actual gourd bird house. These step-by-step instructions  ...
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,  ...
How to Make Gourd Bird Houses - Gardening - About.com
Gourds; Drill; 3/8" 1/4" and 1 3/8" Drill Bits; Small Knife; Sand Paper; Wire; 1/4" Dowel. teaspoon. Wood Glue. Later on we're also going to use a little bleach and  ...
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 ...
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 ...
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