Dried Out

As many of you know I have been growing birdhouse gourds in my garden, 12 have been cut from the vine and there are 3 still hanging.

I think some of these are bottleneck gourds.

From different sites on Google it can take anywhere from 30 days to 12 months from them to completely dry out…I think that depends on size and where you choose to dry then out.

There is only one that is completely dried. I like the marble effect that it has and think, for this one, I will only use a clear coat of polyurethane to shine it up

Once all are dried I will post then next phase.

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Posted on October 14, 2019, in Garden 101, Photography and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. Yes, those are calebasses. In Africa, some are turned into resonance parts of musical instruments. Here in Mexico, they engrave them and paint. Some could make nice lampshades. Congrats Robin.

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