Friday, 10 September 2010

After running a 'name the piglet' competition at the Dundee Food & Flower Festival last weekend, we have been inundated with name suggestions....
  • Fred & Wilma
  • George & Mildred
  • Jack & Jill
  • Posh & Becks
  • Anthony & Cleopatra
  • Freckles & Timmy
  • Spotty & Dotty
  • Ginger & Spot
  • Ant & Dec
  • Del Boy & Rodney
  • Marriane & Eleanor
  • Wiggle & Wriggle
  • Peppa & George
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Harry & Piglet
  • Hansel & Gretal
  • Rosy & Daisy
  • Emily & Charlotte
  • Toffee & Treacle
  • Pinky & Perky
  • Emily & Isla
  • Cara & Mel
  • Laurel & Hardy
  • Pig & Let
  • Cloot & Dumpling
  • Flapjack & Muffin
  • Ham & Cheese
  • Tulip & Bacon
  • Honey & Treacle
  • Petal & Alice
  • Rosemary & Spice
  • Brownie & Peppa
  • Squeek & Porky
  • Crackling & Roast Potatoes
  • Ginger & Rodgers
  • Mince & Tatties
  • Bacon & Eggs
  • Camper & Down
  • Pork Chop & Bacon
  • Emily & Emma
  • Twitch & Nibbles
  • Bacon & Cracker
  • Ham & Sausage
  • Lucy & Charlotte
  • Babe & Delilah
  • Anita & Jean
  • Tom & Jerry
  • Bill & Ben
  • Cutie & Cuddles
  • Starsky & Hutch
  • Dumb & Dumber
  • Itchy & Scratchy
  • Ronnie & Roxy
  • Paul & Barry (The Chuckle Brothers)
  • Pinky & Blueberry
  • Toffee & Ginger
  • Rocky & Coco
  • Porker & Hammy
  • Fudge & Toffee
  • Katy & Sausage
  • Peppa & Dora
  • Rosie & Lola
  • Rose & Pansy
  • Hinky & China
  • Rosie & Daisy
  • Cameronia & Cleggina
  • Milly & Molly
  • Truffle & Strife
  • Honey & Bea
  • Amy & Kate
  • Starry & Rocky
  • Snuffles & Oinkie
  • Luke & Max
  • Annie & Amber
  • Annie & Porky
  • Sugar & Spice
  • Penny & Abigail
  • Sage & Onion
  • Rosie & Lillith
  • Rosie & Ellie
  • Rosie & Lilly
  • Dun & Dee
  • Sarah & May
  • Stinky & Pinky
  • Hannah & Montana
  • Lilly & Shani
  • Tweedle Dee & Tweedle Dum
  • Babe & Toffee
  • Poppy & Penny
  • Suzy & Petal
  • Strawberryt & Shortcake
  • Snouty & Sniffy
  • Sausage & Bacon
  • Beryl & Peril
  • Ginerg & Spice
  • Jessie & Jane
  • Emily & Sophie
  • Jaja & Coco
  • Cherry & Blossom
  • Cuddles & Dimples
  • Franky & Josie
  • Smokey & Streaky
  • Charlie & Lola
  • Bramble & Lilly
    And thanks to Facebook & The Courier the names are still coming in!.....

Tuesday, 4 May 2010

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May
Jobs to do in the vegetable garden:
  • Plant out artichoke seedlings
  • Plant out broad bean seedlings
  • Sow french & runner beans outside
  • Sow beetroot & broccoli outside
  • Plant out brussel sprout seedlings
  • Plant out cabbage seedlings
  • Sow carrots & cauliflowers outside
  • Plant out celery seedlings
  • Sow chicory seeds outside
  • Plant out leek seedlings
  • Sow lettuce & pea seeds outside
  • Sow marrow & courgette seed outside
  • Plant out onion seedlings
  • Continue planting seed potatoes
  • Sow radish & spinich seeds outside
  • Sow swede & Sweetcorn outside
  • Continue keeping on top of the weeds
  • Watch your seedlings for slug damage

Monday, 3 May 2010

April

Jobs to do in the vegetable garden:
  • Sow broad beans outside
  • Sow french & runner beans inside
  • Sow beetroot & broccoli outside
  • Sow brussel sprouts outside
  • Sow cabbage outside (in the South)
  • Sow cauliflower & carrots outside
  • Sow celery inside
  • Sow chicory & leeks outside
  • Sow lettuce outside
  • Sow marrow & courgette inside
  • Plant onion setts outside
  • Sow parsnips outside
  • Sow peas outside
  • Plant out seed potatoes
  • Sow radish & spinich outside
  • Sow sweetcorn & tomatoes inside
  • Plant out strawberry offsetts

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

March
A busy month in the vegetable garden
Jobs to do.....
  • Sow Globe Artichokes indoors
  • Sow Aubergine seed indoors
  • Sow Broad Beans outdoors
  • Sow French Beans indoors
  • Sow Beetroot outdoors (late March)
  • Plant out Blueberries
  • Harvest Broccoli (purple sprouting) sown last year
  • Sow Brussel Sprouts outdoors
  • Harvest Spring Cabbage sown last year
  • Sow Cabbage seeds outdoors
  • Sow Carrot seed outdoors
  • Sow Cauliflower seed outdoors
  • Harvest Cauliflower sown last year
  • Sow Celery indoors
  • Sow Leeks outdoors (where mild)
  • Sow lettuce seed indoors
  • Plant out onion setts
  • Sow Parsnips outdoors
  • Sow Peas outdoors
  • Sow Peppers indoors
  • Plant out seed potatoes (check varieties - early/maincrop)
  • Sow Radish seed outdoors
  • Sow Spinach outdoors (Harvest Spinach sown last year)
  • Sow Tomatoes indoors
  • Plant out strawberries