If I were a bird I would go for the natural plain gourd...smelly paint and decorations would scare me.
I would, except they are too ugly!!I
Here is a site for for painting gourds for birdhouses
Good luck and thanks for posting. Would love to see the final outcome :)
@Judith F ugly to you perhaps but think about the birds perspective. In my neighborhood the far bulk of our trees are conifers. If I had to paint a gourd I would pick a color that allows for a bit of camoflouge.
Already came to that Constitution.I have a large stand of Cedar Firs,that I planted from babies.This was my thought!!Thanks again for taking the time!
post some pics when you get them done.