This is really just a test, to see if my resizing worked.
But this really is a gourd LOL
Vine beginning to flower
These birdhouse gourds are growing on ONE VINE - there are 40 gourds of various sizes on this vine!
Male flowers on Birdhouse Gourd in my garden in Victoria, Australia, February 2005
Close-up of male flower on Birdhouse Gourd in my garden in Victoria, Australia, February 2005
Close-up of female flower on Birdhouse Gourd in my garden in Victoria, Australia, February 2005
Female flower, showing the ovary below the flower (which will develop into the gourd) on Birdhouse Gourd in my garden in Victoria, Australia, February 2005
On the Gourd Charts I have none of them refer to these as Bird house...although we use that name a lot...
Bird House Gourd (dried)...used by permission of the owner: http://www.wuertzfarm.com/
A dead Japanese Maple is my trellis in 2005
This is one of my babies, just started growing.
Gourd plant growing in greenhouse
Lagenaria siceraria, Venice, Florida, June, 2005
21-07-2005 Guernsey (UK)
This is one vine (with the exception of the baby boo pumpkins at the very bottom of the side facing the camera) and the single largest vine I have ever grown from seed.
baby gourds (note mutated top one, that little leaf to the right of it is actually growing right off of the imature fruit)
Young Bottle/Birdhouse gourd, ready for (hand) pollinating! 070107; Clinton, IL
Birdhouse Gourd planted June 1st, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
birdhouse gourd. Zone 6b NY