La Pine Coop and Garden Tour

La Pine Coop and Garden Tour

"Supporting our rural community and economy, animal husbandry, and local vegetable gardens"



Making Homemade Sauerkraut
Healthy and Delicious!



They grow 6,000 lbs of food on 1/10th acre!



Grow your own Food - One Million Gardens





















These vegetables were grown OUTDOORS in La Pine!

by La Pine Grangers Pam Cosmo and Pat Murphy!

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Check out the year round gardening tips by "Cold Climate Gardening" author Linda Stephensen. Click here.


The Beauty of Pollination

An amazing and beatiful video on pollination.


"Flowers in the Yard" by: Deanna Dickinson McCall

A ranch house with flowers by its side
tells much of the woman who lives inside.
It tells of feelings of hope and pride --
a feminine love of beauty she refuses to hide.
for flowers lend an air of sweet grace
that's often rare in a ranch's barren space.
They brighten the morning and scent the evening breeze
with an eloquence that a cow ranch rarely sees.

Often started from the slip or see given from a friend
flowers are often something a woman will always lend.
For to her. their simple beauty is a joy to share,
If she had her way, they'd be virtually everywhere!
While husbands and men woudl fail to see
flowers have useful properties
They may realize they fill a womans need;
for if flowers grow, so will she succeed.


Re-Growing Celery

Yes you can! You can re-grow celery. Click here to see how.


Some Creative Gardening Ideas:

Rain gutter gardening

Shoe hanger herbs

Herbs in paint pots



  • Kale and turnips like the company of mint, chamomile, and thyme.
  • Beets enjoy chamomile.
  • Plant marigolds with asparagus.
  • Carrots are good with sage, chives, dill, coriander or leeks.
  • Lettuce grows well with marigold, carrots, onions, beets, and woodash.
  • Potatoes thrive with horseradish, but keep garlic and rosemary away.
  • Cucumbers are compatible with beans. So, a good use of greenhouse space is cucumbers at the base of pole beans.
  • Tomatoes grow well with basil, mint, and parsley.
  • Do NOT plant garlic near peas, beans, cabbage, or strawberries.
  • Planting dill with cabbage keeps away cabbage moths.




  • Why do potatoes make good detectives? Because they keep their eyes peeled!

  • God made rainy days so gardeners could get their housework done.

  • How do you describe an angry potato? Boiling Mad.

  • What do you call a baby potato? A small fry!

  • What do you say to an angry 300-pound baked potato? Anything, just butter him up.

  • Why did the potato cross the road? He saw a fork up ahead.

  • Why wouldn’t the reporter leave the mashed potatoes alone? He desperately wanted a scoop.

"Trees" was originally published in Trees and Other Poems. Joyce Kilmer. New York: George H. Doran Company, 1914.


2016 La Pine Coop and Garden Tour


Newberry Habitat for Humanity | Little Deschutes Grange





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