There are numerous types of gourds, some of which are edible. Zucchini and squash are two common gourds that are grown primarily for food. A few gourds sold for ornamental purposes are edible when young, but not after th... More »

To preserve decorative gourds, wash the gourds with soapy water, and rinse with clean, running water. Dip each gourd in diluted household bleach, or wipe the gourds down with the diluted bleach, and dry the gourds with a... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes

Some gourds are edible, while some are poisonous. Washingtonian magazine lists eight edible gourd varieties, including the Cinderella pumpkin, the long neck pumpkin, the Australian blue pumpkin, the carnival squash and t... More »

To cure gourds, harvest them before the first frost, clean them with diluted bleach and allow them to dry for up to six months, depending on the size of the gourd. Turn gourds several times during the curing period to pr... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting

Making a gourd martin house is inexpensive, but It takes several months of preparation to grow and cure the gourds. Bottle gourds should be at least 8 inches in diameter and 10 to 12 inches tall. Use gourds with 1/2-inch... More » Food Beverages Liquor & Cocktails

Some different types of peppers are the Anaheim, banana, bell, thai and serrano peppers. Cayenne, jalapeño, habanero and poblano peppers are a few other varieties. More » Food Cooking Vegetables

Different types of onions include scallions, yellow onions, Spanish onions, Vidalia onions, red onions, shallots, pearl onions, leeks and cipollinis. Scallions are also called green onions; they have a delicate flavor an... More »