The Gourd Family Classified by

The following sections contain detailed information about growing and using each member of the gourd family. I've sorted the gourds into the following groups.

I. Squashes

A. Summer squashes (zucchini, etc.)

B. Winter squashes (including pumpkin)

C. Exotic squashes (bitter melon, calabaza, chayote, fuzzy and winter melon, Lady Godiva, and spaghetti squash)

D. Craft gourds (lagenarias, including cocozelle)

E. Squash sponge (luffa)

II. Melons (cantaloupe, honeydew, and watermelon)

III. Cucumbers (including citron)

Continue reading here: Summer Squashes

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