How to use Gourds in a sentence
In dry gourds, they were served a hot tea made from the ground leaves of something Bordeaux called the lip fern.
The staple crop is barley, but wheat, lentils, vetches, flax and gourds are also cultivated.
For water-vessels, &c., they employ gourds and large coco-nut shells, in preparing which they pour in water and allow the pulp or the kernel to decay, so that it may be removed without breaking the rind or shell.
In that case either very little secondary tissue is formed, as in the gourds, some Ranunculaceae, &c., or a considerable amount may be produced (clematis, barberry, ivy).
The crops principally raised are wheat and maize, though here, as well as in other parts of the government, barley, flax, tobacco, water-melons, gourds, fruit, wine, saffron and madder are grown.Advertisement
In early Peruvian civilisations, bottle gourds were even used in head surgery.
I used to use gourds but birds make holes in them, so now I often use old plastic water bottles.
The making of mats, fishing-nets, shell ornaments, decorated gourds, and stone implements, and the manufacture of pottery, canoes and sago, constitute the chief native industries, which are the subject of barter between different regions.
Centerpieces made from pumpkins, gourds and colorful corn.
Using fall and harvest oriented containers instead of predictable glass vases; copper or aluminum pails, dark wicker baskets, and hollowed out gourds are great fall containers for floral arrangements.Advertisement
There are few indigenous fruits; the kei apple is the fruit of a small tree or shrub found in Kaffraria and the eastern districts, where also the wild and Kaffir plums are common; hard pears, gourds, water melons and species of almond, chestnut and lemon are also native.
Masai handicrafts (shields, beads, lances, carved gourds) are available everywhere that tourists roam.
Many ornamental gourds (Cucumis pepo) are hardy enough to be grown outside once the danger of frost is past.
The Berber diet largely consists of cucumbers, gourds, water-melons and onions, and a small artichoke (Cynara humilis) which grows wild.
I had read of the potter's clay and wheel in Scripture, but it had never occurred to me that the pots we use were not such as had come down unbroken from those days, or grown on trees like gourds somewhere, and I was pleased to hear that so fictile an art was ever practiced in my neighborhood.Advertisement
Choosing fall fruits and vegetables to use as accents, such as ripe grapes, gourds, pumpkins, apples, nuts, and other colorful produce.
Use autumn harvest vegetables and fruits, such as pumpkins and gourds, surrounded with autumn leaves.
An arrangement of small gourds and maple leaves around a simple candle gives a definitive fall feel.
Go classical with fall themed foliage and small gourds decorating a classically frosted cake.
If your wedding is during the fall, opt to go with an autumn centerpiece using pumpkins or gourds.Advertisement
These classic clay fireplaces, look like giant gourds with a chimney at the top and a hole for wood at the bottom, have become incredibly popular in the past few years for use as a garden accent as much as to use for building a fire.
Colorful fall leaves, pip berries, gourds and pumpkins, and a range of fall flowers may adorn candle rings.
Dried leaves, fake pumpkins and imitation gourds are the perfect materials to use for some crafting activities.
Apples, gourds, leaves, dried flowers, and other natural accents make a lovely addition to your seasonal craft projects.
Place the pumpkins or gourds evenly along the mantle and hold the scarf in place with the two candles.Advertisement
Make oversized candy corn as a table centerpiece, combining the crocheted corn with gourds, real dried corn, and dried flowers or weeds.
Typical icons of the season are fruits like pumpkins, pears, apples and gourds.
Most supermarkets will have plenty of gourds on hand in the autumn.
You will find that some gourds look a bit like turkeys to begin with and these are the ones that you want for this kind of party favor.
First, obtain pumpkins and gourds from a local store or nursery.
Unlike other autumn parties, a harvest party to honor a crop that was brought in from the fields does not have to have leaves, pumpkins and gourds all around.
But if you have pumpkins or small gourds, choosing greens and oranges may be a good way to tie the colors together.