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Posted on 01 November 2010 by urbangardencasual.com

Gourd Today Gone Tomorrow

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gourdBy Mindy McIntosh-Shetter

This year’s gourd crop has arrived with mixed blessings.

My gourds were planted in a vertical fashion to maximize my limited space.

My birdhouse gourds and dipper gourds were planted on opposite ends of m clothesline with loofahs dispersed in between.

My bushel gourds and assorted varieties of gourds were planted along the side of my shed. All my gourds have been healthy this year but I have had some problems. Fertilization has been a big problem this year. My gourds produce male blooms in search of a mate to fertilize but to now avail.

The blooms have Read the rest of this entry »


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