ALGS Past President, Glenn Burkhalter at the entrance to oneof his gourd arbors.
Long handle dipper gourd tied in a figure eight knot.
Gourds can be manipulatedwhile growing. Short handle dipper gourd growing in a plastic mold.
Two knots tied in one long handle dipper gourd.(a rare one indeed!)
Final results (if you’re lucky!)
Final results of the two knot gourd shown growing in picture on the left,
2009, 2010 and 2011 AGS Jim Story Awardwon by Glenn Burkhalter, Lacey’s Spring Al.
Senior group visiting gourd farm of ALGS past President, Glenn Burkhalter.
Arbor grown Indonesian Bottle Gourds by Glenn Burkhalter.
These are the final results of gourds that were grown and hand trained by Glenn Burkhalter
A field of lagenaria gourds in late summer.
Beautiful yellow bloom of the Luffa (sponge) gourd. Gourds rely on insects for pollination.
Gourds make attractive nesting places for Purple Martins. Note: ALL gourds should be painted white to reduce inside temperature for young nestlings.
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