How Do We Pick The Product of The Month?
One of the questions we are asked is “How do you decide what gourds to make for Product of the Month?” At that point we normally respond “the idea bank or the idea board located in our retail store.” It is at these two places, our customers provide invaluable insight as to what they are […]Learn More
Are My Gourds Rotting?
First off I would like to thank Janice Dean from the store Front Porch Gallery in Columbus, Georgia for the pictures and for allowing me to tell everyone about a common misconception about gourds. Each year, we get a few calls or e-mails asking the same question “Are my gourds rotting? They have spots on […]Learn More
Key West Trip
If you have ever read anything about our company you know each year we go on a company trip. This year was no different and our wonderful (and warm) destination was Key West, Florida. Anyone living in the northeast this year can appreciate how much we were looking forward to heading to sunny Florida after […]Learn More
Sowing the Gourd Seeds
The circle of life on our gourd farm all starts here. We haven’t finished gathering last year’s crop from our fields and already this year’s crop is started in the greenhouse. Yes, it really does take a whole year for a gourd to be grown and dried. The flats you see will spend about two […]Learn More
Selling Out the Famous Gourd Egg Hunt
It’s Monday Morning, March 23rd at 8:55. I come into my office to get ready for what I think will be a nice relaxing day on the gourd farm. It is our slow season and many of our customers already have all the Easter gourds they need. I turn on my computer and begin my […]Learn More