Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Birdhouse Gourds

Many of you are visiting local pumpkin patches for decorative mini gourds, jack o'lanterns, and cider doughnuts. Make sure to pick up some larger gourds (Ornamental or hard-shell) to get an early start on making gourd birdhouses for next spring. They take about 4-6 months to fully dry and harden. Here is a full set of instructions for making Birdhouse Gourds.

Image © Colin Purrington 2008