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Olives dropping
Just noticed today that some of my olives are dropping.  The fruit is full size but not mature yet.  Just wondering if anyone else has the same problem ?  The variety is Piqual.

Started Sep 28th, 2018 at 4:16pm by Bigyin
0 227 Last Post Sep 28th, 2018 at 4:16pm
By: Bigyin
Organic produce
Hello,
I'm new here and will like to know if there is there's anywhere in or around Tortosa where it is possible to buy organic salad, cucumber, tomatoes, etc.? Maybe a market or private farm?<br...

Started Jul 10th, 2018 at 7:53pm by ProjectBuffet
2 410 Last Post Jul 10th, 2018 at 9:45pm
By: ProjectBuffet
Palm Beetle, New TREATMENT?
Someone said there has been discovered a new treatment in Murcia, does anyone on the Foram know about this? What is it?

Started Jun 18th, 2018 at 12:42pm by RiumarPat
0 316 Last Post Jun 18th, 2018 at 12:42pm
By: RiumarPat
Tree surgeons
This is not about fruit trees, so apologies if not appropriate. We need to cut down some pine trees that are close to our house. We got permission from the Agents Rural to cut down 25 trees (we are su...

Started Feb 15th, 2018 at 2:06pm by Eulalie
7 1461 Last Post Jun 17th, 2018 at 11:49am
By: Ritaratbag
co operative growing
I wondered if co operative in Spain has the same meaning, as some other countries? My understanding of a co operative is you give them the land to manage and in return you get a share of the crop. I w...

Started May 29th, 2017 at 12:22am by dwt111
1 1234 Last Post Feb 14th, 2018 at 5:27pm
By: Eulalie
Almond trees
Hi there,I have a smallish Almond finca that I'm trying to build up,I was over in October and took a load of nuts from my trees back to the UK to have a go at growing some..well it's worked out well a...

Started Dec 4th, 2017 at 12:57pm by Kev
5 1604 Last Post Dec 6th, 2017 at 2:28pm
By: StoneMasonMike
Almonds & olives
Hi to all,anyone not got time to pick there almonds or olives this year,please drop me a line,as mine seem to be having a year off,many thanks mike

Started Sep 30th, 2017 at 12:02pm by StoneMasonMike
0 795 Last Post Sep 30th, 2017 at 12:02pm
By: StoneMasonMike
Wisteria
Hi
I know wisteria isn't a fruit or veg😀
Will it & honeysuckle survive in Spain? I have a couple of spare plants in England & thought they'd be nice at our Spanish house,  but don't want ...

Started Sep 15th, 2017 at 10:24am by Paula
5 1135 Last Post Sep 26th, 2017 at 11:31am
By: Bricon
Xylella watch
Xylella fastidiosa has finally landed on the Spanish mainland, with the detection a few weeks ago of the first case in Valencia. Apparently some 12 almond trees were tested as positive, and yesterday,...

Started Jul 27th, 2017 at 4:47pm by JamJarChris
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3 1214 Last Post Sep 22nd, 2017 at 10:49am
By: Bigyin
Price for carobs
A neighbour of mine has picked a lot of almonds.
Anyone know what price is being paid for them this year
please?

Started Sep 15th, 2015 at 9:15am by Ritaratbag
7 7090 Last Post Aug 13th, 2017 at 1:14pm
By: Jacsta68
Almonds
Just wondering if anybody had sold any almonds yet. There seems to. Be a good crop this year.

Started Aug 12th, 2017 at 11:46am by phoebedog
1 872 Last Post Aug 12th, 2017 at 5:19pm
By: Betty_Swollox
Organic olive farming
Hello,
We have a 1.5 Hectares Finca about 4km north of Tortosa that has mainly olive trees and some carob. We have not used chemicals for 3 years now and want to make the finca organic. However d...

Started Mar 26th, 2017 at 7:21pm by cazzac (Ex Member)
1 1478 Last Post Mar 27th, 2017 at 2:54pm
By: Bigyin
Plum tree
Anyone know where I can buy a decent variety of plum tree i.e Victoria or similar ?  I bought one on spec and the fruit was terrible (small and hard).

Started Mar 14th, 2015 at 4:49pm by Bigyin
9 8066 Last Post Feb 6th, 2017 at 2:17pm
By: rainingalmonds - Ex Member
Some Tasty Veggie ideas
For all you hipsters out there here are some nice veggie recipes (213 in total) with a few meat dishes as well. Got these from the ex pats bible.  Grin Grin Grin Grin
https://www.theguardian.com/lifeand...

Started Dec 14th, 2016 at 1:01am by Bunter
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0 1615 Last Post Dec 14th, 2016 at 1:01am
By: Bunter
Brussel sprouts
Has anyone seen any fresh brussel sprouts, in the shops around here yet?

Started Nov 20th, 2016 at 6:56pm by Ritaratbag
3 2696 Last Post Nov 21st, 2016 at 3:05pm
By: Bunter
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Olives to the cooperation or self-distribution?
Hello,
I'm new on the forum, living in the Netherlands and orientating on living in Tortosa area.
Can anyone tell me whether there is a big financial difference in taking your olives to the ...

Started Aug 13th, 2015 at 9:38am by Maybe (Ex Member)
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17 13706 Last Post Aug 27th, 2016 at 11:38pm
By: Teflon - Ex Member
citrus fruits
Hello all,
what is the best time to plant a citrus tree?

Started May 27th, 2016 at 9:45am by uitjes (Ex Member)
1 2585 Last Post May 27th, 2016 at 10:46am
By: Ritaratbag
Best garden centres in the area
Hi all, this is my first post here, so be kind Smiley
My husband and I have just bought a property near Mora d'Ebre, and am wondering if anyone could point us in the direction of the best garden cent...

Started Apr 26th, 2016 at 12:30pm by decafsalad (Ex Member)
2 3552 Last Post May 5th, 2016 at 11:30am
By: maxwell
cherry fest
hi
when is the cherry festival in the El Perello area?

Started Mar 22nd, 2016 at 9:05pm by Paula
3 3909 Last Post Mar 28th, 2016 at 11:07pm
By: cubetwo
Seville/bitter oranges
Hi, Does anyone know where I can buy Seville Orange Trees? I realise that is probably the UK name they are given and could be called something else here! Can't be beaten for marmalade though!
Ian...

Started Jan 11th, 2016 at 10:24pm by cubetwo
4 5528 Last Post Jan 12th, 2016 at 4:56pm
By: cactus jack
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