Garden Workshop: History of Gourds


History of Gourds

image provided by workshop presenter

Presented by

Judi Fleming,

partner in The Gourd Gals with Robyn Goode

Gourd products will be available for purchase following the workshop.

Garden Workshop: History of GourdsThursday, October 16, 201412:00 pm - 1:00 pmFrank L. Horton Museum Center(924 South Main Street)

Native to Africa, gourds are one of the first cultivated plants in the world. With many uses through time, gourds are food as well as bowls, baskets, dippers, birdhouses, and musical instruments. Explore the history of this versatile vegetable and observe a demonstration of proper gourd cutting techniques.

This lunch time workshop will last about one hour. Attendees may bring a lunch; beverages provided.

A free workshop hosted by Old Salem Horticulture.

For more information or to pre-register, please email or call

336-721-7357 and leave a message with name, number attending, workshop title, and your contact information.

Support the work of Old Salem Horticulture through Friends of the Gardens.