Your premier source for hard shell gourds,
colors + finishes, tutorials + classes and more!

We are your premier source for quality hard shell gourds, plus tools, supplies, colors and finishes. Growing Over 325,000 Gourds Annually. Famous for our incredibly thick shells! We have everything you need in one place to get started with crafting gourds! See our easy video tutorials and more!

View Our Free "Gourd Basics" Videos!

Everything you need to know to get started with gourds!

Check Out Our stunning Ink Dye Colors!

See what you can create with our Ink Dye color selections!

Quick-Start Guide for NEW Gourders!

Get everything you need in one place! See our easy video tutorials, and more!

Inspiring Stick 'n Burn Packs

Fun Leather Tooling & Basket Weave designs!

Check Out the Amazing Pieces People Create with Our Gourds!

Artist, Sharon Trandem created this gourd art.

Co-Founder, Doug Welburn

Circa 1996

Learn more about the Gourd Farm!
Our history - Our land - Our gourds

Get an inside look at Welburn Gourd Farm, including footage of the farm, close-up shots of some amazing gourd art, tips for finding the gourds you want when you order by phone or online, and much more!

See how to create stunning gourd art using these Ink Dye blending techniques!

See how to create a beautiful gourd pot using Stick 'n Burn and Transparent Acrylics!