Leave the gourds on the vine until a light frost or the stems turn brown. If you need to pick a gourd before the frost, the gourd should be very firm to the touch. Cut the gourd with an inch or more of stem. Wash the gourds in soapy water. Household bleach may be added to the water if desired, and may help delay mold formation.
Growing Gourds can be a rewarding experience. you check the gourd patch before frost and see if any gourds have already started to dry on the vine.
The gourds just haven't had time to mature, there isn't much that can be done about an extremely early frost because picking the gourds before their time is just
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The Top Five Reasons People Fail When Growing Gourds. Why do some fail to grow a good crop of gourds? Harvesting gourds before they are mature.
If youre having trouble with squash dying before My summer squash and gourds had no problems they will inhibit further fruit set until they mature or
When to Harvest Thin Skinned and Decorative Gourds. so are typically ready for harvest before or shortly after the first light frost. Mature gourds can
They should be harvested before frost when fruit is mature. As gourds mature, stems turn brown and become dry. Don't use" thumbnail
Jul 23, 2009 Squash dying before mature. wolfstock July 8, 2009. Hi all a newbie here. gourds for two years now. But bumble bees take care of