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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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27 19089 Last Post Jan 29th, 2016 at 3:23pm
By: Ritaratbag
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When to plant
I have got a few cleared terraces and would like to plant some Olives on Some of them and also a few Orange, Lemon and Pear trees. Can anybody advice on when it is best to plant and also where...

Started May 10th, 2013 at 3:57pm by cazntony (Ex Member)
11 4684 Last Post Aug 1st, 2013 at 12:09am
By: Bigyin
Growing Australian, South African & Mexican plants
Have just arrived (near Camarles) with lots of pots of Australian, South African & Mexican plants most of which I have grown from seed.  I would welcome any experiences of growing these plants in this...

Started Aug 23rd, 2013 at 9:15pm by Phemie
7 3371 Last Post Aug 25th, 2013 at 11:58am
By: Ritaratbag
Does anyone know of anyone who may have spare starter colony of bees please.

Started Aug 26th, 2013 at 4:20pm by ceilidh (Ex Member)
3 1934 Last Post Aug 26th, 2013 at 6:39pm
By: LaRapita - Ex Member
I've just ordered 4 sq metres of astro turf.......
......what is the best fertiliser for it in this climate?

Started Aug 27th, 2013 at 8:42pm by ColinB (Ex Member)
4 2349 Last Post Aug 31st, 2013 at 2:07pm
By: philmountains
Chipping, Shredding, Mulching
Has anyone found benefits in using a chipper / shredder for olive prunings? I'm fed up with burning huge quantities of prunings and seeing all that energy going to waste. Was wondering if chippings co...

Started Jan 24th, 2013 at 4:14pm by PlanesPete
9 4841 Last Post Sep 4th, 2013 at 9:12pm
By: Manna@mannahouse - Ex Member
Garden Centres / nursurys
Hi all,
I'm looking to buy some trees and vines to replace the ones I have lost over the last few years. I would also like to buy other plants/bushes/vines etc to add interest to my finca. Can an...

Started Sep 6th, 2013 at 1:49pm by John (Ex Member)
3 2197 Last Post Sep 7th, 2013 at 9:17pm
By: John - Ex Member
Is anyone growing comfrey or knows where to get comfrey plants?

Started Oct 6th, 2013 at 11:45am by LaRapita (Ex Member)
14 8514 Last Post Oct 17th, 2013 at 6:27pm
By: LaRapita - Ex Member
Anyone interested in bonsai?
Mistral Bonsai, Ctra. National 340, Km 1094 Camarles.
Opening times:
June - Sept. Mon-Sat. 10h-14h  16.30h-20h
Sundays and bank holi...

Started Dec 5th, 2013 at 9:39am by Ritaratbag
0 1018 Last Post Dec 5th, 2013 at 9:39am
By: Ritaratbag
Does anyone have a cockerel running with there hens as i would like to buy some fertile eggs .i have a very broody hen not too bothered about type .Thanks

Started Mar 28th, 2014 at 9:07pm by ceilidh (Ex Member)
1 2074 Last Post Mar 29th, 2014 at 10:02am
By: chrispain - Ex Member
Your old used Plastic Plantpots......Wanted
Any shape or any re-useable condition.
Andy   tel 600890453 will collect
Many Thanks

Started Apr 6th, 2014 at 8:17pm by AndyJulie (Ex Member)
1 2060 Last Post Apr 6th, 2014 at 8:26pm
By: Ritaratbag
Free Catnip seedlings
Catnip seedlings...  Treat your cat(s) to a fun plant for them to roll around on, nibble and whatever else they like to do.  I have an excess of catnip seedlings I will gladly give away in small numbe...

Started Jun 13th, 2014 at 1:49pm by DanielS (Ex Member)
0 1604 Last Post Jun 13th, 2014 at 1:49pm
By: DanielS - Ex Member
English runner beans
I planted both Spanish and English runner beans,Spanish are doing fine but the English are full of flowers but they are not setting.Has anyone else had this problem?

Started Jun 27th, 2014 at 10:09am by Cariad
5 3329 Last Post Jul 7th, 2014 at 5:52pm
By: Ritaratbag
Does any one know where we can get some compost ...
not looking to purchase by the bag ... wanting about 1000kg

Started Aug 27th, 2013 at 9:52pm by sue100 (Ex Member)
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4 3019 Last Post Aug 8th, 2014 at 2:09pm
By: maxwell - Ex Member
Manure delivery
Does anybody know where from I can get a load or two of manure delivered to my land near Benifallet?

Started Nov 1st, 2013 at 11:11am by Acknel (Ex Member)
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3 2715 Last Post Aug 8th, 2014 at 6:07pm
By: jollyolive
Hi all,
At the end of my tether and now I am turning to chemical warfare, so can anyone tell me which pesticide to use and were to buy it, to get rid of the little blighter's.
Yours Mrs Bull...

Started Aug 9th, 2014 at 9:10pm by Bulldog
6 3909 Last Post Aug 18th, 2014 at 12:08pm
By: Michael
I think the DM have this wrong there's a surprise, as the trees near my casa appear loaded with olives this year. I know last year was bad here and with the crop failure in Italy I would suspect that ...

Started Sep 17th, 2014 at 6:26am by Bunter
0 2013 Last Post Sep 17th, 2014 at 6:26am
By: Bunter
Wild orchids
Just been out strimming and came across this.Has anyone else got one, and if so,what is it..??

Started Sep 14th, 2013 at 9:50am by Nobrot (Ex Member)
10 7300 Last Post Oct 9th, 2014 at 4:13pm
By: Bigyin
Poisonous Plants - Oleander, Azalea, Rhodedendron
Before hacking back the Oleander hedge today, I Googled the best way. To my surprise there were lots of warnings about how poisonous they are and that the cuttings should not be burned as the smoke is...

Started Nov 10th, 2014 at 2:05pm by PlanesPete
2 3350 Last Post Nov 10th, 2014 at 10:55pm
By: Michael
fire licence
I went to get a fire licence today, no problem all sorted  now until march.
if anyone needs to know what to do please ask

Started Oct 7th, 2014 at 5:04pm by fishman (Ex Member)
10 6025 Last Post Nov 17th, 2014 at 6:03pm
By: fishman - Ex Member
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