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by Jeffstclair
Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Olive Fly (Dacus Oleae)
Replies: 5
Views: 673

Re: Olive Fly (Dacus Oleae)

Oh, I've been making the bottle traps for a few years now and they do work , I don't paint the whole bottle yellow just the top half , so I can see the little black olive moths ... and it easy to see the thing has not dried out ....I use copper or bordeaux mixture for the olive knot and generally ad...
by Jeffstclair
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Olive Fly (Dacus Oleae)
Replies: 5
Views: 673

Re: Olive Fly (Dacus Oleae)

Yeah , we have olive moth I don't know if it's more than usual but we have it. Mild dry winters and hot dry summers , tend to make it worse I think ...from what I've read the olive moth over winters in the soil under the trees so maybe after the harvest I may rotivate around them and see if it helps...
by Jeffstclair
Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Illegal grazing of Goats in olive trees.Advice please.
Replies: 37
Views: 3326

Re: Illegal grazing of Goats in olive trees.Advice please.

Yes you're right, the goat poo sits there all through the winter ..then when I prune the grapes in the spring I run up and down the rows with the rotivator and the whole process starts up again ......magic ...Going back to the OP here folk tend to put the fences around live stock rather than around ...
by Jeffstclair
Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Illegal grazing of Goats in olive trees.Advice please.
Replies: 37
Views: 3326

Re: Illegal grazing of Goats in olive trees.Advice please.

It's a point of view. But am I not right in thinking the owner of a plot of land is required by law to fence it, on pain of seizure of the land by the state if not fenced? Andrew[/quote] I've not heard that , plots of land around here are marked by stones . Just now the grapes have all been picked a...
by Jeffstclair
Sat Oct 07, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Illegal grazing of Goats in olive trees.Advice please.
Replies: 37
Views: 3326

Re: Illegal grazing of Goats in olive trees.Advice please.

I get this from time to time , goats get on to our land ( they don't care who owns it) that is a few kilometres from the house and eat some of the lower leaves of my trees ... the fence is quite old and they just find ways through...One day I'll redo the fence ... My advice to you if they are really...
by Jeffstclair
Fri Oct 06, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Organ donation in Greece
Replies: 15
Views: 1156

Re: Organ donation in Greece

Does anyone know if the Greek system of blood donation is part of the public health system , or a private for profit organisation like the National blood transfusion service in the UK....
by Jeffstclair
Fri Oct 06, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Organ donation in Greece
Replies: 15
Views: 1156

Re: Organ donation in Greece

I wonder if it would apply to someone who lived in the UK who was a non meat eater ?
by Jeffstclair
Tue Oct 03, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Finding a previous post
Replies: 6
Views: 541

Re: Finding a previous post

There are quite a few posts to trawl through in the long term property wanted board ...any idea what date you saw it ?
by Jeffstclair
Sun Oct 01, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Flights Crete General & Late Deals
Topic: Ryanair Cancellations
Replies: 17
Views: 1630

Re: Ryanair Cancellations

Why don't people claim the compensation , seems crazy ....
by Jeffstclair
Sun Oct 01, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Flights Crete General & Late Deals
Topic: Ryanair Cancellations
Replies: 17
Views: 1630

Re: Ryanair Cancellations

I can't imagine how Ryanair can survive this , surely the cost of compensating the people for the cancelled flights will be enormous ....
by Jeffstclair
Fri Sep 29, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Alternative Electricity Supplier
Replies: 6
Views: 799

Re: Alternative Electricity Supplier

Nicely put ,Warwick
by Jeffstclair
Fri Sep 29, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Alternative Electricity Supplier
Replies: 6
Views: 799

Re: Alternative Electricity Supplier

Yes I never know what to think of stuff like this ...it's the same product! How can someone sell the same stuff, that comes down the same cable ,cheaper than the people who own those cables and generate the stuff ....It's beyond our Ken ....( sorry)
by Jeffstclair
Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Chimney
Replies: 6
Views: 542

Re: Chimney

I'm the other end of Crete ,but If you want you can borrow my rods and brushes ...
by Jeffstclair
Fri Sep 15, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: Flights Crete General & Late Deals
Topic: Arrivals at Heraklion airport
Replies: 4
Views: 579

Re: Arrivals at Heraklion airport

Yeah there is two exits from airside at Heraklion ... I either flit between the two or phone who ever I am meeting ....if you know what luggage belt their flight is on you can make a informed guess as to which door they will leave by .....

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