Fruit, Nuts and vegetables Fruit, Nuts and vegetables
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Oranges
Naval Oranges, collect from Bitem area. 5 kilos for a Euro. Tel 693725242

Started Jan 5th, 2011 at 11:13pm by adrienne
1 2341 Last Post Nov 26th, 2011 at 1:43pm
By: fatphil - Ex Member
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 1998 Last Post Sep 28th, 2018 at 4:16pm
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 10447 Last Post Feb 6th, 2017 at 2:17pm
By: rainingalmonds - Ex Member
Black Flower Scarab
Got a lot this year.  Has everyone else ?

Started Apr 23rd, 2014 at 9:42am by Bigyin
2 2313 Last Post Apr 24th, 2014 at 7:05pm
By: Bigyin
Presentation (Red Palm Weevil)
Monday 25th at 19:00 at Sol D'Ebre.
Should be of interest to anyone who is concerned about this terrible pest that is sweeping through the area.
I have "some" knowledge of the subject if any...

Started Nov 24th, 2013 at 6:14pm by Bigyin
8 5756 Last Post Nov 28th, 2013 at 1:02am
By: Bigyin
Red Palm Weevil
Driving back from Brico Depot yesterday on the N340, we saw a number of palms near the road that have obviously been hit by this nasty little beast.  Brown drooping fronds or fronds missing altogether...

Started Mar 24th, 2012 at 1:32pm by Bigyin
2 2259 Last Post Mar 24th, 2012 at 2:20pm
By: Bigyin
Apples and Pears
No, not stairs  Wink  Does anyone know what varieties of apple and pear trees are available round here.  Ideally I'd like an eater similar to a Cox's Orange Pippin, a cooker like a Bramley and a pear li...

Started Jan 13th, 2011 at 2:40pm by Bigyin
4 2897 Last Post Jan 15th, 2011 at 10:55am
By: Dusty - Ex Member
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Any ideas ?
Salvador gave me some fruit to try today.  Halfway between an olive and a plum in size.  Colour brown and light green.  Taste and texture a bit like a crab apple but with a single stone.  The name sou...

Started Sep 11th, 2009 at 1:58pm by Bigyin
13 5703 Last Post Sep 17th, 2009 at 1:57pm
By: Bigyin
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Jeyes Fluid ?
Does anyone know if it's available over here.  I planted 92, 1 year old olive trees in March last year.  They've progressed well but this year, quite a few of them have suffered "die back".  I appear ...

Started Aug 19th, 2009 at 6:03pm by Bigyin
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15 10071 Last Post Aug 24th, 2009 at 9:41pm
By: Jan_Steve - Ex Member
Selling Olive Oil ?
We have tended and harvested our own olives for the first time this year, they used to be looked after by a local guy. I have had the olives pressed and am really pleased with the quality of the oil b...

Started Nov 8th, 2015 at 9:29am by Bob8414 (Ex Member)
4 5331 Last Post Nov 17th, 2015 at 5:45pm
By: Bob8414 - Ex Member
Moving lemon trees
Hi All,
        We have a few lemon trees scattered about the land and are thinking about moving them closer to the casa "'cos they look nice", is it just a case of digging them up with as much o...

Started Apr 23rd, 2014 at 9:04pm by briand6868
1 1897 Last Post Apr 24th, 2014 at 7:49am
By: Michael
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Olive pruning
Hola,
      Does anyone know where to get and approx cost of the telescopic mini chainsaw device that I hear/see most farmers operating,someone told me they'd seen them in Bricorama in Vinaros bu...

Started Mar 20th, 2011 at 3:34pm by briand6868
12 5932 Last Post Feb 18th, 2012 at 11:07pm
By: briand6868
Amposta tree and plant sales.
Hi gang
I came across this local seller on mil anuncios in Amposta. Trees and plant sales. Thought it might be useful.
http://www.milanuncios.com/anuncios-en-tarragona/contenedores.htm?pagin...

Started Apr 23rd, 2015 at 8:53pm by bruixot (Ex Member)
1 4246 Last Post Apr 23rd, 2015 at 9:08pm
By: Ritaratbag
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Olive mills
Hi all,
He finally got round to picking some olives this year. He took them to our local mill in Els Reguers and was told by the man at the mill he could not buy them. Are there any mills locally...

Started Dec 7th, 2012 at 7:11pm by Bulldog
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16 8734 Last Post Dec 13th, 2012 at 1:41pm
By: John - Ex Member
liquid feed
Does anyone know if you can buy iron liquid feed for plants with yellowing leaves and if so what would it be called in Spanish. Many Thanks.

Started May 5th, 2012 at 6:59pm by Bulldog
4 2982 Last Post May 8th, 2012 at 6:49pm
By: Bulldog
compost
Hi,
Does anyone know if I can get acid compost for Camellias Acers etc. from Soldebre and if so what is it called in Spanish/Catalan.
Many Thanks,
Bulldog.

Started Mar 13th, 2012 at 6:33pm by Bulldog
0 1695 Last Post Mar 13th, 2012 at 6:33pm
By: Bulldog
Olive burning
Hi,
Is it safe to burn freshly cut olive and almond wood or would it cause damage to the chimney flue or wood burning stove.
Many thanks, Bulldog

Started Jan 15th, 2012 at 6:11pm by Bulldog
8 4311 Last Post Jan 17th, 2012 at 10:41pm
By: cactus jack
Plant food
Can anyone tell me where I can get a Comfrey plant from as I'm needing a liquid feed for my plants, veg, etc. or does anyone know of an economical commercial one?

Started Sep 12th, 2011 at 6:44pm by Bulldog
2 2069 Last Post Sep 13th, 2011 at 6:54pm
By: Bulldog
Tools
Has anyone heard of a place in Amposta, that sells tools for tree cutting as an old Spanish man was trying to tell me the name of it but I could not understand him. Also does anyone know where they se...

Started Jul 22nd, 2011 at 6:32pm by Bulldog
2 2330 Last Post Jul 24th, 2011 at 5:38pm
By: philmountains
Thanks
Hi,
Just a thankyou to Rita and the others for telling me about the Treff compost every thing I've planted is growing extremely well, cannot wait to start on my house plants.

Started Apr 19th, 2011 at 8:03pm by Bulldog
1 2031 Last Post Apr 19th, 2011 at 8:09pm
By: hazelnut - Ex Member
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