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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.

Started Nov 29th, 2014 at 1:59pm by Smidge (Ex Member)
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By: Ritaratbag
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Burning licence/permiso de foc
It is now no longer possible to burn your tree cuttings/dead plants etc.
A new law was passed earlier this year that is intended to create a 'Circul...

Started Oct 2nd, 2022 at 6:36pm by Nigel
1 798 Last Post Oct 5th, 2022 at 10:44pm
By: Michael
My apricot tree has usually had an abundance of fruit on it but this year not a sausage... hey it’s not a sausage tree.  I’ve known the phenomenon before with other things but was wondering if it...

Started May 10th, 2020 at 2:21pm by Michael
0 1446 Last Post May 10th, 2020 at 2:21pm
By: Michael
Does anyone know if cultidelta ( sort of gardencenter ) near Amposta is still open for general public on saturday morning

Started Mar 5th, 2019 at 8:58pm by Ria (Ex Member)
1 2025 Last Post Mar 6th, 2019 at 7:26pm
By: Ria - Ex Member
Nurseries and garden centres
Hello all.
We are new to the forum and are trying to get the location of a couple of nurseries. We bought a casita in the mountains last year and we want to try and establish some shade giving cl...

Started Nov 16th, 2018 at 6:38pm by Will_Mary (Ex Member)
6 3537 Last Post Nov 28th, 2018 at 6:15pm
By: Michael
Burning lcence states NO fires allowed after 14th. June

Started Jun 13th, 2017 at 9:12am by Ritaratbag
1 3267 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 (Ex Member)
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By: RiumarPat - Ex Member
Pine trees
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 (Ex Member)
2 5022 Last Post Jan 30th, 2017 at 3:04am
By: Alba_George - Ex Member
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 (Ex Member)
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By: Huw - Ex Member
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 - Ex Member
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
0 3054 Last Post May 9th, 2016 at 6:32pm
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 (Ex Member)
6 6149 Last Post May 9th, 2016 at 5:29pm
By: DenGeo
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 (Ex Member)
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By: Bricon - Ex Member
When to sow seeds
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 (Ex Member)
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By: Ticallion - Ex Member
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 (Ex Member)
14 12205 Last Post Mar 24th, 2016 at 11:30pm
By: ColinB - Ex Member
Buy manure and vegetable seeds
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?

Started Jan 11th, 2016 at 3:47pm by Ticallion (Ex Member)
3 6039 Last Post Mar 7th, 2016 at 1:14pm
By: maxwell - Ex Member
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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Orange trees. Berrys
We would like to buy citrus trees, berry bushes and some other things. Where's the place to go?
When should they be planted?

Started Jan 9th, 2016 at 5:34pm by Ticallion (Ex Member)
1 3461 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

Started Dec 1st, 2015 at 12:09pm by What Doing
0 3066 Last Post Dec 1st, 2015 at 12:09pm
By: What Doing
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 (Ex Member)
1 3572 Last Post Oct 31st, 2015 at 6:16pm
By: Cariad
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