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Pumpkins and Gourds: From Garden to Decor

You can join Mason County Master Gardeners for a free, one-hour Zoom class that provides the basics about growing gourds and pumpkins. People can learn to create a table decoration using pumpkins and succulents to highlight a Thanksgiving table.

The "Through the Garden Gate" workshop, titled "Pumpkins and Gourds: From Garden to Décor," starts at 10 a.m. Nov. 6.

Gourds are one of the earliest plants domesticated by humans, dating back 13,000 years. They have been used as water containers, rattles, eating utensils and even birdhouses. Today, gourds are turned into art pieces as they are carved,...


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