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Red Palm Beetle/Weevil - Picadura Roja
I see the magnificent Palm at the front of Mora La Nova station appear to have been killed by the Red Palm Beetle.
Embarrassed

Started Nov 29th, 2014 at 1:59pm by Smidge
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27 10447 Last Post Jan 29th, 2016 at 3:23pm
By: Ritaratbag
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Fires
Burning lcence states NO fires allowed after 14th. June

Started Jun 13th, 2017 at 9:12am by Ritaratbag
1 189 Last Post Jun 13th, 2017 at 6:11pm
By: Michael
Grass mower wanted, electric
Ours has just broken so we need an electric mower, rotary type.

Started Jun 7th, 2017 at 2:19pm by RiumarPat
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By: RiumarPat
Pine trees
Hello
I live on a finca with terraces. It has been untouched for a long time and now lots of pine trees have taken over the higher terraces.
What are the rules about cutting these trees?<br...

Started Jan 17th, 2016 at 6:11pm by Ticallion
2 2405 Last Post Jan 30th, 2017 at 3:04am
By: Alba_George
Top soil available!! Free!!
I have recently taken up an area of grass in my garden and put down stones, too damn expensive to water it.
So now I have an enormous mound of good quality top soil.  Anyone want it?  Just come...

Started Jan 2nd, 2017 at 9:48am by Huw
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By: Huw
What is this insect
Found this in the swimming pool, only has 4 legs and pinchers at the front also long tail.

Started Aug 26th, 2016 at 11:04am by Cariad
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By: Pondgirl
Re: Cat-Or-Not
This is a Death's head hawk moth, caterpillar.
Comes in different colours, depending on what they have been feeding on.

Started Jul 11th, 2016 at 6:32pm by What Doing
2 1322 Last Post Jul 12th, 2016 at 10:36am
By: Michael
Echoherbes Park
Echoherbes Park, Jardin Botanique,
Urb. Sant Pere, 1, L'Ampolla.
Aromatic, and medicinal plants.
Opening hours,
15 March - 15 October
Martes a Sabado
10 - 13h.    16.30 -...

Started May 9th, 2016 at 6:32pm by Ritaratbag
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By: Ritaratbag
Help! Advice for using palm tree corpse?
We now have a very tall corpse of a palm tree killed by the horrific palm beetle. My husband would like it removed but I want it taken down to say 4 foot high, hollowed out & used as a big planter!  D...

Started Apr 11th, 2016 at 12:55pm by RiumarPat
6 1885 Last Post May 9th, 2016 at 5:29pm
By: DenGeo
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pre-perforated irrigation hose....
...the brown tube with holes.    My pump kicks out 4 bar - what length of tube can I expect to be effective?  Have tried Gardena green leaky hose and a black tri-tube Lidl product but the holes seem t...

Started Dec 8th, 2015 at 8:00pm by ColinB
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12 3292 Last Post Apr 12th, 2016 at 12:59pm
By: Bricon
When to sow seeds
Hi
Does anyone have a good planting calander for this region?
I have a mix of vegetable seeds purchased in England.
Tried celery and leeks in trays but they didn't germinate.

Started Apr 2nd, 2016 at 10:00am by Ticallion
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By: Ticallion
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Processionary caterpillers
Pine Processionary Caterpillars are maturing and are on the move,  We have never seen so many nests around our home as well as up in the mountains.  The animals are nocturnal, leaving the nest to fe...

Started Jan 21st, 2016 at 8:39pm by ColinB
14 4157 Last Post Mar 24th, 2016 at 11:30pm
By: ColinB
Buy manure and vegetable seeds
Hi
Where can I buy manure from?
Horse would be good. I live near Rasquera. Can collect.
Also. Where to buy lots of vegetable seeds from?
Thanks
Luke
642061474

Started Jan 11th, 2016 at 3:47pm by Ticallion
3 2489 Last Post Mar 7th, 2016 at 1:14pm
By: maxwell
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What's eating my peas ?
Got a lovely crop of peas this year (thanks to planting in the Autumn) but something's eating them.  I suspect birds or lizards.  Any suggestions ? (and don't bother with the funnies) Smiley

Started Feb 17th, 2016 at 5:19pm by Bigyin
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By: Bigyin
Orange trees. Berrys
Hello
We would like to buy citrus trees, berry bushes and some other things. Where's the place to go?
When should they be planted?
Thanks

Started Jan 9th, 2016 at 5:34pm by Ticallion
1 1467 Last Post Jan 9th, 2016 at 5:47pm
By: Ritaratbag
Fresh Chillies
Just wondering if anyone may have any surplus chillies they
would like to get rid of.
It may be a long shot, but worth asking.
Many thanks
JC

Started Dec 1st, 2015 at 12:09pm by What Doing
0 1449 Last Post Dec 1st, 2015 at 12:09pm
By: What Doing
Insecticides
Has anyone come across the new EU rules which mean you will need a card to buy insecticides or herbicides at the co-op after November 26. The cards are issued after sitting an exam! I know it is happe...

Started Oct 31st, 2015 at 5:51pm by Dusty
1 1545 Last Post Oct 31st, 2015 at 6:16pm
By: Cariad
I'm going to change my name!
Hallucinogenic cactus??
I'm sure I have some of these growing here.
http://murciatoday.com/british-hallucinogenic-cactus-growers-arrested-in-cartage...

Started Jul 26th, 2015 at 4:42pm by cactus jack
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By: Sam
Carobs
Hello folks,
Not sure if I have missed the season, but I was wondering if anyone has any carobs or powder for sale.
Many thanks,
JC

Started Feb 23rd, 2015 at 6:39pm by What Doing
2 2896 Last Post Mar 2nd, 2015 at 7:24pm
By: What Doing
RASPBERRIES................MMMM
12/05/2014
PICKED MY FIRST ONES TODAY...............
AND
MY FIRST BABY BEETROOT...
DO YOU HAVE A GARDENING QUESTION.
MAYBE I CAN HELP
ANDY

Started May 12th, 2014 at 9:40pm by AndyJulie (Ex Member)
3 2857 Last Post Jan 25th, 2015 at 11:41am
By: Ritaratbag
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