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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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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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By: jollyolive

Started May 12th, 2014 at 9:40pm by AndyJulie (Ex Member)
3 4539 Last Post Jan 25th, 2015 at 11:41am
By: Ritaratbag
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
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
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
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By: Bunter
I'm going to change my name!
Hallucinogenic cactus??
I'm sure I have some of these growing here.

Started Jul 26th, 2015 at 4:42pm by cactus jack
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By: Sam - 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
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 3330 Last Post Jul 7th, 2014 at 5:52pm
By: Ritaratbag
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
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
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)
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By: LaRapita - Ex Member
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
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 8684 Last Post Mar 24th, 2016 at 11:30pm
By: ColinB - 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
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
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 2820 Last Post Oct 31st, 2015 at 6:16pm
By: Cariad
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
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
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