If you've exhausted your efforts to locate any gourd suppliers, then on this page, you'll find a number of different sources for gourds in which to make martin houses from. I'll put all pertinent information here about each supplier as they supplied it to me. This page will be updated as often as needed to keep up with changes.
ALL of the suppliers listed below have shipping available.
I am not responsible for the quality of the gourds acquired from these suppliers. I am only supplying the means in which to contact them.
From the Purple Martin Conservation Association:
For those landlords looking for a convenient source of natural martin gourds, the Purple Martin Conservation Association has them available, via mail-order. Profits from the sales go to help fund research and conservation. The following prices apply:
4-pack $24.95 + $6.00 S&H
6-pack $36.95 + $6.00
8-pack $44.95 + $8.00
12-pack $59.95 + $8.00
Web Page: http://www.purplemartin.org
WEST MOUNTAIN GOURD FARMS
Purple Martin Gourds 7" to 9" diameter, cleaned & sterilized $4.00 each
Purple Martin Birdhouses ready to hang, unpainted $8.00 each
For gourd catalog write:
West Mountain Gourd Farm
P.O. Box Drawer 1049
Gilmer, TX 75644
Gourds: 1000's and 1000's.
Birdhouse, crafts, and ornamental. Grown in the Deep South
where a long growing season makes for thick walled gourds.
Will deliver large orders.
P.O. Box 591,
Oneonta, AL., 35121
$1.50 U - cut
$2.50 We - cut
Web Page: http://www.gourdhead-quarters.com
Approx 25 varieties of craft and birdhouse gourds in large quantity.
Includes Martin gourds, bushels, kettles, bottles, dippers, and many others.
UPS and priority USPS shipping available, including COD orders. No minimum.
Call, e-mail, or send SASE.
610 CR 336
Piggott, AR., 72454
Home Page: http://www.pumpkinhollow.com
Small birdhouse gourds - $2.00
Martin gourds 7"-9" - $3.00
Martin gourds 9" and up - $4.00
Finished and unfinished gourd birdhouses and feeders also available.
New price list available.
Gourds for Birdhouses
Quality dry gourds, long or short necks, $2.00 ea.
Ready to hang, wire included, $3.00 ea.
P.O. Box 1115
West Point, MS., 39773
Ozark Country Creations
Gourds for Birdhouses and crafts
30226 Holly Road
Pierce City, MO 65723
Send $2.00 for chart of gourd shapes, prices, & tools
No minimum order
Over 25 varieties of craft and birdhouse gourds in small to large quanities.
Includes Martin gourds, Lg. bushel, bottles, dippers, ...from small to large we have them.
WE PAY SHIPPING: Special orders on particular shapes or sizes welcome........
Call Jeff Dixon: 706-868-5065
150 Barnstable Road
Carlisle, Pa. 17013
Birdhouse gourds, Martin gourds, all sizes
call for more information
EVA'S ACRES GOURD FARM
Excellent quality dry gourds.
Bottle, dipper, birdhouse, penguin, and swan gourds available.
Eva's Acres Gourds
4832 South 27th
Quincy, Il. 62301
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This is an Amish web page. Sorry, I was asked to add it, but don’t have any further info on it.