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The green gourd

C. W. Hunter

The green gourd

a North Carolina folktale

by C. W. Hunter

  • 107 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by G.P. Putnam"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North Carolina.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- North Carolina.

    • About the Edition

      An old woman in need of a water dipper defies the old caution not to pick green gourds before they"re ripe and soon regrets it.

      Edition Notes

      Statementretold by C.W. Hunter ; illustrated by Tony Griego.
      ContributionsGriego, Tony, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.H94 Gr 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1867611M
      ISBN 100399222782
      LC Control Number90025832
      OCLC/WorldCa22859056

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      - Explore Anna Burton's board "gourd crafts", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Gourds crafts, Gourd art, Painted gourdsK pins. Harvesting Gourds. You'll know that your gourds are fully mature when the stems and the tendrils growing from them are both dry. In shorter-season parts of the county, the skins of the gourds may still be green when frost kills the vines, but they are still ready to harvest if the stems and tendrils are dry and the surface is hard.

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The Green Gourd: A North Carolina Folktale by C. Hunter A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

Pages can include considerable notes-in. Get this from a library. The green gourd: a North Carolina folktale. [C W Hunter; Tony Griego] -- An old woman in need of a water dipper defies the old caution not to pick green gourds.

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Speckled swan gourds, bottle gourds, dipper gourds, penguin or powderhorn gourds, and even one called caveman’s club are all Lagenarias. Hard-shelled gourds will last for several years and have been grown for over five thousand years.

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