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Ornamental Gourds: sealing gourds for outside

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alday
Center, TX

January 30, 2013
11:27 AM

Post #9402641

does anyone know what to seal gourds with so they can be used outside as garden art? Thanks, Alda
helenchild
Decatur, GA

February 1, 2013
12:26 PM

Post #9405027

I think you can use exterior polyurethane. It will yellow with age and should be reapplied each year. I think its also advisable to bring the gourd art in for the winter season.
brigidlily
Lumberton, TX
(Zone 8b)

April 30, 2013
10:25 AM

Post #9502801

I had made a "toad village" in which I put untreated gourds on the ground for the little guys to have shelter. Everything that had been in contact with the ground had totally disappeared a year later. Just FYI. If you open the gourds up at all you probably need to seal the inside, too.

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