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    Summer 2014 issue
            The American Gourd Society promotes interest in all activities relating to gourds: cultivation, historical uses, gourd show competition, craftwork, and artistic decoration. The links on this page should help you find information and resources that will help you learn more about gourds. 
         Need tips on how to organize an active group of gourd enthusiasts in your area? Does your state have an AGS Chapter?-- if not, see how you can start one!  Read our suggestions about working safely with gourds. 

    "Hole in One" by Mildred Jean Cothron
    Best of Masters at the 2014 FL Gourd Show

    If you are an AGS member and have a website, would you like to display a button or banner? 

    Choose from four styles created by Shilo in MI. 

    Thanks, Shilo, for your creativity and generosity!