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Take some time to explore - we have forum discussions about gourd growing, crafting, products and embellishments, how to use this website, and much more.  Our event section features upcoming festivals and our photo section has thousands of gourd art photographs!  Drop by the chat section for quick answers to gourd questions and friendly gourd and off-topic conversations.  OUR SITE IS NON-COMMERCIAL.  PLEASE NO BUYING/SELLING/ADVERTISING. 


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Gina Johnson commented on Janet Chapp's photo


"That is absolutely awesome!  My style and what I want to strive to do,  Thanks for sharing it!"
3 hours ago
Gina Johnson commented on Pinky Mitchell's photo
3 hours ago
Gina Johnson posted a discussion

New but wanting to introduce myself

Thank you for accepting me as a member.  I will read and get the "lay of the land" so to speak but I just wanted to say hello to everyone.  I live about 30 miles northest of Nashville, TN and have loved gourds all of my life.  I grew a few year before last and even tho it was only in my back yard (behind my pool fence) I had about 20 that turned out great.  I just finished cleaning the skin/mold & cut & woodburned and stained my 1st one.  I will find where I'm supposed to show pics so…See More
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Sarah castro commented on Lorena Courtney's photo

Puppy Love

"Hi, am sorry but the entire post was not complete. I did try to make a bag with cotton and it didn't work for me. Great work"
8 hours ago
Lorena Courtney commented on sherry benedict's photo


"NICE !! Congratulations !"
9 hours ago
Lorena Courtney commented on Rhonda Kesner's photo

Tea Pot !1

"Love it ! The leaves go very well with the natural gourd patterns !"
9 hours ago
Lorena Courtney commented on Lorena Courtney's photo

Pictures for my page :-)

"Thank you ! I did later add hanging cords so they could be used as necklaces, to hang on rear view mirror or as Christmas tree ornaments for your favorite musician !!"
10 hours ago
Debbie Wilson/Visions in Wood commented on Pinky Mitchell's photo

My Dangling Dollies

15 hours ago
Sarah castro commented on Lorena Courtney's photo

Pictures for my page :-)

"Very nice. I also made something to that effect, but in cotton thread."
15 hours ago
Janet Chapp commented on Pinky Mitchell's photo

Custom Didgeridoo

"Wish I could hear it. The sound is fascinating."
23 hours ago
Janet Chapp commented on Pinky Mitchell's photo

Woman with Shawl

"Very unique. Well done!"
23 hours ago
Janet Chapp commented on Pinky Mitchell's photo
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