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Re: Gourd


OK, just say the word and I'll send them when you're ready.  Hope Dennis is kind....


james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net> wrote:
I'd be much obliged, Jesse, but lets wait until I have one that's dry, 
hard, and in hand. Dennis may blow them into Georgia.


On Jul 9, 2005, at 6:08 PM, Jesse Bell wrote:

> Well...I have around 5-6 books on stuff to make out of gourds...from
> bowls to birdhouses. I keep thinking one of these days I'll have time 
> on
> my hands (hysterical laughter going on now) and I'll be able to make 
> all
> kinds of cool things with them. If you want I can xerox some bowl ideas
> and send it to you.
>
>
> Jess
>
> james singer wrote:
> Ms Fatma already has plans for most of them. Classroom projects. I just
> want one to turn into a bowl [and provide seeds for next year].
>
> On Jul 4, 2005, at 7:28 PM, Jesse Bell wrote:
>
>> WOO HOO...Awesome Jim! What are you going to do with them when they
>> harden off? Build birdhouses or something more creative?
>>
>> Jess
>>
>> james singer wrote:
>> Following Jesse's advice, I let my one gourd vine climb. I don't have
>> any real good place to have a controlled climb, so I let it climb a
>> tree. Actually, a large shrub. This morning, I was setting some
>> concrete pavers under that tree to form a pad for a garden bench. For
>> no apparent reason I looked up in the tree, and there, 20 or so feet
>> off the ground are six or seven very large bottle gourds and a few
>> smaller ones.
>>
>> When the vine dies and they harden off, I may have to rent a cherry
>> picker to get them down, but I am nevertheless quite happy that it did
>> what it was supposed to do.
>>
>>
>> Island Jim
>> Southwest Florida
>> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
>> Hardiness Zone 10
>> Heat Zone 10
>> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
>> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
>>
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