Some Experimental Gourds
The gourds, like their cousins the melons and squashes, are of tropical origin; but they thrive in any more temperate region where the summers are reasonably long and hot. Mr. Burbank has experimented extensively with many species, and a few typical specimens of gourds undergoing education are here shown.
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