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Subject:  Taking hook out of end

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New Hampshire

Has anyone ever had any luck taking the bend out of the end of a long gourd. Any methods or theories? looking to grab an extra 3 to 4 inches before cutting down.

9/9/2016 8:59:20 AM


Topsfield, Ma.

...often thought about tying a window weight close to end of gord! Never tried it...lemme know how that works for you...:-) I try to shade gord during growth phase so it doesn't turn toward the light as they seem to do?
Good Luck,

9/9/2016 7:56:37 PM


Anamosa, IA BPIowegian@aol.com

When they are young, less than 4' gravity from hanging straight down usually straightens them out. After that its tough to get them straight.

9/9/2016 10:28:40 PM

Big City Grower (Team Green Gro)


Keep them clear of any vines or obstructions. They do not like to be around anything hence why they turn.. Just what I have found over the year.. Free and clear gives nice straight ones

9/18/2016 12:23:23 PM

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