WHAT ARE GOURDS?
Over the years I have heard this question so many times. If you are curious about gourds, a brief explanation is: gourds are a natural grown plant, that is planted in the spring, grows all summer to develop into beautiful "fruit" that is left on the vine at the end of the growing season and will harden over the fall and winter months. After this time the fruit will appear to rot, get moldy and dry to a lighter weight. Now it can be cut from the vines, moved to a storage location and left to completely dry until spring of the next year, and then the dirt and mold is washed away from the outer surface. What remains is a beautiful, hard shelled gourd that can be used for crafts, vessels, musical instruments or whatever you can imagine. If taken care of, Gourds will last for many years if stored properly. A lot of hard work and some help from mother nature, goes into creating a gourd. Requires a year to produce. This is what makes them so special!
PURPLE MARTIN HOUSES
It is not too late to put out purple martin houses. Second year Martin scouts arrive later than the older martins, and they need a place to begin raising a new family. All Purple martin houses and accessories are on sale. Make sure you have a place for them to nest. See our purple martin page
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This gourd pot is 65 years old. (From AGS website).
Our "ready to craft" dried gourds are all hand-picked for size, shape, stability and texture.
Go here to see REALLY LARGE GOURDS. Last years crop had the perfect weather and rainfall to produce some GIANTS! Call for more information or to check shipping options- 877-843-0770
The best of the crop!
Don't Get Dirty!
Save your precious time by not cleaning gourds. Start carving, burning, or painting right away!
We offer top quality power and hand tools for working with our gourds. Proxxon jigsaws, sanders and routing tools allow you to work and create professional looking projects with ease. Ramelson chip carving tools are made in the USA and will last a life time. Precision milled steel blades require less sharpening, create smooth and even carved lines with less work.
Did you know that there is a housing shortage for all cavity-nesting birds? Read the article. Some birds, such as the Purple Martin, rely solely on Humans for housing east of the Rocky Mountains. Find out how you can create a summer habitat for the Purple Martin to raise their young. Start a colony today! Responsible housing that resists Starlings can help keep their population from dwindling. Each Purple Martin Gourd House has a cleanout access, and is available with a Starling Resistant Entrance Hole. (SREH)
Watch with delight as your feathered friends build their nest in your gourd bird house. No need to look all over town for that perfect gift, just visit our gourd market. We stock hundreds of gourd birdhouses in many sizes and colors. A hand painted gourd birdhouse makes a great gift!
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Buy Gourds Wholesale
If you have a small business, or would like to buy dried gourds in larger quantities for a school project, church or social group, or bulk order, contact us by calling our toll free number, 877-843-0770. Or send us an e-mail and tell us what you're interested in. We will work with your budget by offering lower prices on washed gourds.
Compare our Prices
We also offer unwashed, raw, dried gourds for sale. After receiving requests from our customers for a lower price alternative to buying washed gourds, we decided to add a selection of unwashed gourds for sale on our website. Visit the page titled "Unwashed, Dried Gourds" for the lowest prices on great quality dried gourds. If you don't see a type gourd you are looking for, give us a call at our toll free number, 1-877-843-0770. We will be happy to help you.
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Choosing to buy a dried gourd or birdhouse gourds from Amish Gourds helps sustain a healthy, simple way of life practiced by Old World Amish for centuries. Support American farming, and keep earth-friendly jobs at home.
Gourd bird houses and clean, dried gourds are our specialty. We strive to keep a great supply of clean gourds year round for sale for your gourd art and craft projects. Service is important to us, so let us know how we can do things better. We want to be your gourd supplier! Our Toll Free number is 1-877-843-0770.
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