Lakeview Farms

Dried Gourd Availability

Be sure to call my cell phone ( 636-387-2695 ) prior to coming to be sure I plan to be at the farm when you arrive. 

Our Dried Gourd Display April 27, 2008 American Gourd Society Logo Show-Me Gourd Society Logo

Lakeview Farms is not currently set up to package and ship gourds so if you live outside of the St. Louis, MO metro area click here for a list of other gourd farms that are set up to ship dried gourds out of their area.

click blue link below for larger pictures of both decorated and undecorated gourds   Use

Price at the Farm

Supply as of 18 August, 2022

African Wine Kettle Dried African Kettle Gourd Santa Claus, Shekere African Bead Drums $7 to 26 sold out
Apple Gourd Dried Apple Gourd Teacher Gifts, bird feeders, boxes, and bowls.  A very hard shelled gourd. $2.00 excellent supply
Basketball Dried Baskedball Gourds Used for bowls and baskets, lamps and lamp shades, permanent jack-O-lanterns, globes $3-6 we have a goof  sized crop available in the smaller sizes
Bushel Dried Bushel Basket bowls and drums $4 to $8 Our modest 2021 crop is now available
Giant Bushel Dried Giant Bushel Gourd Used for bowls and sewing baskets $7 to 26  sold out
Cannonball Dried Cannonball Gourds Small bowls, lidded containers, and stacked snowballs/cannonballs   $1.50 excellent supply of 2020 & 2021 harvested gourds available
Canteen Dried Canteen Gourd decorated purses, shallow bowls, lidded boxes $2 to 8 A excellent supply of our 2021 crop is now available
Caveman's Club / Maranka Dried Caveman's Club Gourd Birdhouses & Masks.  This is a very thick and tough gourd $2 to 4 sold out
Chinese Bottle Chinese Bottle Gourd   $1 to $3 just a few smaller Chinese Bottle are  left--kettle gourds (listed below) are a good alternative
Dipper Dried Dipper Gourd Short Handle  ladles & birdhouses   $3  Sold out
Egg (soft shell) Dried Nest Egg Gourds limited usage due to very thin shell $0.50 sold out
Hawaiian Dance Mask Hawaiin Dance Mask  Hawaiian Dance Mask---NEW FOR 2020

A relatively thin shelled gourd so care is needed when cutting.
$2 to $5 sold out
Indonesian Bottle Indonesian Bottle Gourd Birdhouses, Shekere African Bead Drums  and more.  A very thick, hard shell gourd. $2 to $7
Good supply. 
Italian Snake (soft shell) Dried Snake Gourd limited usage due to thin shell $3 sold out
Kettle Gourd Dried Kettle Gourd   $2 to $5 Excellent supply in the medium to smaller size range is available
Large Kettle Gourd Dried Large Pear Gourd Used for bowls and drums  $7 to $26 one 17 inch gourd from the 2019 crop managed to survive.  Unfortunately,  sun+rain stress cracking is evident on the upper 1/3 of the gourd.
Martin House  Dried Martin House Gourds Birdhouses, bowls, lidded containers.  A very thick walled gourd ! $2 to $5 Excellent crop still remains.  The 2021 crop will be dried and available for sale in mid to late April 2022.
Mexican Bottle Mexican Bottle Gourd
A very versatile smaller gourd !
$1 to $3 Just a few dried  gourds left for sale. Mexican Water Bottle(below) are a good alternative
Mexican Water Bottle Mexican Water Bottle  Mexican Water bottle gourd--NEW FOR 2020
(a larger version of the above)
$2 to $5 An excellent  selection of Dried gourds in various sizes is now available for sale
Mini Nigerian Bottle Dried Nigerian Mini Gourds Jewelry, mini vase, and Christmas Tree Ornaments $0.50  excellent supply
Penguin (soft shell) Dried Penguin Gourd  When a crafter adds eyes and a painted tuxedo, this gourd is a perfect penguin.  More commonly used for rattles, vases, and butterfly houses.  This very thin shelled gourd is best  used "as is" $1.50 almost all of our 2020 crop is dry and has been moved in from the field and available for sales.
Sennari Sennari Japanese mini gourdThis small gourd can be highly variable in shape A Japanese mini bottle about 3" tall and 2" in diameter.  Useful for jewelry and ornaments $.70 A super, bumper crop of dried gourds from the 2019 planting is available for sale
Speckled Swan Dried Speckled Swan Gourd Ducks, Geese, Swan, and birdhouses.  This is a thinner shell gourd about 1/8" thick.   $2 to 4 one or two gourds left
Large Drum Gourd Drum Gourd Used for bowls and drums  $7 to $26  sold out