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Re: gourds


I used to harvest mine after the vine started to die, usually just before a
frost.  Be sure to leave about two inches of stem on the gourd or they will
rot.  Put them in a dry and dark place, not touching one another to dry.

On 10/14/07, Patricia <pdickson@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> I think you have to leave them on the vine over the winter.  I know they
> take almost a year to totally dry.
> Tricia
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bonnie Holmes" <holmesbm@usit.net>
> To: "gardenchat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Sunday, October 14, 2007 1:22 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] gourds
>
>
> > This is the second year that I have tried to grow gourds and I now have
> a
> > good number of them...still green on the vines.  When do I pick
> them?  How
> > do I let them dry out before I do the finishing that was suggested
> > earlier?
> >
> >
> > Bonnie Holmes
> > holmesbm@usit.net
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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