Then, water the seedlings daily until the last frost of winter, and transplant them into the ground outside so there are a few feet between them. People who would like to work at home making and selling rooted cuttings. To trellis, or not to trellis is the question in the gourd patch. Again, find another end , follow it to the junction and clip it. To harvest, simply 'cut' the stem very close to the vine away from the gourd using a sharp knife or trimming shears. Pick one up, give it a nice squeeze, run your hand over the skin then give it a good shake. Management Do not plant in areas where other susceptible crops have been grown previously; delay planting until temperatures are warmer.
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However, gourds that grow on the ground will have a flat side where they lay, while gourds that grow on trellises will maintain their rounded shapes. Whether you want the crop for artistic purposes or you just like the colorful squash sitting in your field, growing gourds at home is easy. Mature Janice Eros Pussy Fingering.
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Gourds that are to be dried should be harvested very late in the season, after the vines have died back. It appears I grabbed the wrong name for that question, it should have went to Dennis. I have to travel a long way to get my gourds home. The gourds themselves, will not be affected at all. KR Kathy Rowin Sep 23,