DIY: Gourd Trellis?

Answer Gourds are ornamental plants that grow on vines. They can be trained to climb vertically as they grow. Many people grow gourds to use as decorations in the autumn. Some gourds are dried and used as... Read More »

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What Is an Ash Gourd?

Gardeners recognize the ash gourd by many names, including wax gourd, white gourd, gourd melon, white pumpkin, Chinese watermelon and winter melon. Officially known as Benincasea hispida, the ash g... Read More »

The Gourd Diet?

The bottle gourd is used in the Indian system of traditional medicine known as ayurveda. This native African fruit, which dates back to ancient times, is often used for its weight loss benefits. Th... Read More »

What is bitter gourd?

Bitter gourd is also commonly known as bitter melon in the U.S. It is the bitter-tasting fruit of a climbing vine common to tropical countries, and is used in ethnic cuisine as well as traditional ... Read More »

How to Paint a Gourd?

Gourds are often funky shaped vegetables that belong to the squash and pumpkin family. These colorful vegetables come in such a wide variety that they can be used as creative accents to home decor.... Read More »