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 November 12, 2018

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
Bushel Dried Bushel Basket bowls and drums $6 to $9 we still have a few dried gourds from our 2016 crop still available now
Mini Nigerian Bottle Dried Nigerian Mini Gourds Jewelry, mini vase, and Christmas Tree Ornaments $0.50  excellent supply
Basketball Dried Baskedball Gourds Used for bowls and baskets, lamps and lamp shades, permanent jack-O-lanterns, globes $4-6 we still have a few gourds available from our 2016 crop
Martin House  Dried Martin House Gourds Birdhouses, bowls, lidded containers.  A very thick walled gourd ! $2 to $5 (most are in the $3 to $5 range)
Excellent Supply
Cannonball Dried Cannonball Gourds Small bowls, lidded containers, and stacked snowballs/cannonballs   $1.50 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. $1.50 sold out
Caveman's Club / Maranka Dried Caveman's Club Gourd Birdhouses & Masks.  This is a very thick and tough gourd $2 to 4 just a few left
Egg (soft shell) Dried Nest Egg Gourds limited usage due to very thin shell $0.50 sold out
Mexican Bottle Mexican Bottle Gourd
A very versatile smaller gourd !
$1 to $2 Excellent supply! 
Sennari Sennari Japanese mini gourdThis gourd can be highly variable in shape A Japanese mini bottle about 3" tall and 2" in diameter.  Useful for jewelry and ornaments $.70 excellent supply
Canteen Dried Canteen Gourd decorated purses, shallow bowls, lidded boxes $2 to 6 good Supply
Chinese Bottle Chinese Bottle Gourd   $1 to $2 Good supply
Kettle Gourd Dried Kettle Gourd   $2 to $5 good supply
Indonesian Bottle Indonesian Bottle Gourd Birdhouses, Shekere African Bead Drums  and more.  A very thick, hard shell gourd. $2 to $7
 Fair supply of dried. We will begin drying those that were started indoors in early April, 2018
African Wine Kettle Dried African Kettle Gourd Santa Claus, Shekere African Bead Drums $7 to 26 fair supply of dry gourds (about 10)
Giant Bushel Dried Giant Bushel Gourd Used for bowls and sewing baskets $7 to 26  sold out
Large Kettle Gourd Dried Large Pear Gourd Used for bowls and drums  $7 to $26 sold out
Large Drum Gourd Drum Gourd Used for bowls and drums  $7 to $26  sold out
Dipper Dried Dipper Gourd Short Handle  ladles & birdhouses   $3  Germination failure in 2018 of seeds that were started indoors in early April.  We will plant more in 2019.
Apple  Dried Apple Gourd Teacher Gifts, bird feeders, boxes, and bowls.  A very hard shelled gourd. $2.00 excellent supply
Italian Snake (soft shell) Dried Snake Gourd limited usage due to thin shell $3 just a few left