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by Rummii
Sun Mar 25, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Almond care
Replies: 2
Views: 291

Almond care

Can any please advise last year was our first year with almonds olives and carobs , when we came to harvest almonds we found many trees seemed to have damage to husks. They were covered with spots and some were blackened and never opened properly This year I pruned my trees and are watching them ver...
by Rummii
Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Advice on electricity
Replies: 9
Views: 452

Re: Advice on electricity

Hi
I thought as much
Thank you for your help I will contact them on Monday :P
by Rummii
Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Advice on electricity
Replies: 9
Views: 452

Advice on electricity

Hi all, I am sure someone here will be able to help with this.... We have just increased our electricity from 4.4 kw to 5.5or5.75kw and our existing ICP is 20amps am I right in thinking that they should have altered ICP to adjust our usage . I would of thought it should be 25amp now ....? Many thanks
by Rummii
Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Almond diseases
Replies: 0
Views: 669

Almond diseases

Hi all, I am after advice on ways of improving almond trees, as it's been harvest time I have had problems with many trees being diseased so I'm lucky if I have been able to harvest half of the trees. Disease or insect damage or both ...... is there some product I can use for dormant spraying of win...
by Rummii
Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Almonds
Replies: 4
Views: 1525

Re: Almonds

Hi and thank you for your replies Never had experience farming or gardening but hopefully learning fast so you insights are much appreciated. Having looked into it further and the quantities we have and because my wife is health mad we have decided to do it and keep them to produce are own products ...
by Rummii
Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Almonds
Replies: 4
Views: 1525

Almonds

Hi all Any information on almonds would be appreciated We have about sixty trees and some of the almonds are splitting open so presuming they are getting ready to harvest ( quite nervous as not really sure what to do ) am researching like mad but any experiences or help with actual picking times how...
by Rummii
Thu Jun 29, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Bore hole advice
Replies: 8
Views: 1481

Re: Bore hole advice

Thank you I understand it more now ,I thought there would be senses and have seen relay.....since posting I have seen green light and red light in electrics and when red light is off bore hole pumps ....so I switched power supply off and back on and red light didnt come on at first and pump started ...
by Rummii
Thu Jun 29, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Bore hole advice
Replies: 8
Views: 1481

Bore hole advice

Hi there We have got a bore hole on our property and it fills two large storage tanks... I have noticed recently that tanks are not filling up anymore so believe we'll might be dry I just wondered if there is any safety device on bore hole pump to stop it trying to run dry if there is no water ...I'...
by Rummii
Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:50 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Postal service
Replies: 25
Views: 2914

Re: Postal service

Just a quick update , it was a parcel about shoe box size sent it secured , posted it on a Friday and turned up the following Friday in uk which is the exact day lady in post office said it would be ......so glad it arrived so maybe different areas have different success rates etc
Thanks again
by Rummii
Thu May 25, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Good advice
Replies: 2
Views: 1010

Re: Good advice

Sorry should of said carob tree
by Rummii
Thu May 25, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Good advice
Replies: 2
Views: 1010

Good advice

Hi does anyone know of a good gardener in Alora area who could give advice on spraying of rob almond and olive .... on what to use and when to do it as we have had neglected trees and this is our first season which is producing weak crops and are seeing some insect and fungal damage So want to be pr...
by Rummii
Tue May 16, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Laws on fires and barbeques
Replies: 7
Views: 2352

Re: Laws on fires and barbeques

Hi thanks
Sorry but cannot get link to work
by Rummii
Sat May 13, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Laws on fires and barbeques
Replies: 7
Views: 2352

Laws on fires and barbeques

Hi all can someone shed some light on this for me . We live in Malaga Provence in campo and I was sort of aware that you couldn't have fires after the start of may I thought it was ( even though neighbours have them whenever) But one neighbour told me that this even means barbeques too. Well that's ...
by Rummii
Thu May 11, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Postal service
Replies: 25
Views: 2914

Re: Postal service

Thank you for all your replies.

You have all been a great help :thumbup:
by Rummii
Wed May 10, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Postal service
Replies: 25
Views: 2914

Postal service

Hi
Can someone tell me if I wanted to send a package back to uk can I get an equivalent to recorded mail or something that is tracked as I dont want documents to get lost as they are irreplaceable
Any help on this matter would be appreciated
Thanks
by Rummii
Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Hot tub chemicals
Replies: 1
Views: 585

Hot tub chemicals

Hi can anyone help me find some local places that sell hot tub chemicals.
I'm after ph down and some oxidation non chlorine shock.
We are near Álora.
thanks
by Rummii
Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Swimming Pool Leak Problem!
Replies: 5
Views: 1603

Re: Swimming Pool Leak Problem!

CT 1 apparently can be put on while pool is full of water !!!!
Do not know how good it is but saw a trade show with it while in uk and have used it on waste water pipes extra , obviously this is not addressing root cause but may be a quick fix for now
by Rummii
Fri Apr 07, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Carob pruning
Replies: 8
Views: 1648

Re: Carob pruning

Thanks everyone I've got a lot of them mainly younger trees but two are huge and don't seem to be producing very many pods for there size , so wasn't going to cut them down but wanted to give them a really good prune just to encourage some newer growth,so that yield of carobs increase next year, als...
by Rummii
Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: Dog protection different to scalibor
Replies: 6
Views: 1444

Re: Dog protection different to scalibor

Thank you very much for your replies
Will try and join ones we got together to hopefully cover him till we can get to vets
Had one dog tested and other two dogs are ours from uk so will get them tested for leishmania so they then can be vaccinated
Again thanks for you advice and help
by Rummii
Wed Apr 05, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: Dog protection different to scalibor
Replies: 6
Views: 1444

Dog protection different to scalibor

Hi everyone We are having trouble with scalibor collars. We have a few dogs and a couple of them play fight regularly but unfortunately they are snapping there scalibor collars we have recently got through several in as many weeks and as they are quite costly this is not something I want to keep doi...

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