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Kim and Simon Everett with their new trees

Trust helps with trees

Kim Everett explains how she and her husband Simon were helped by the Woodland Trust to plant trees on their smallholding in Kent

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Cria at Bozedown Alpacas

Choosing your first alpacas

Advice from Joy Whitehead of Bozedown Alpacas in Oxfordshire

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Try llama trekking

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Golden Valley Llamas

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Husband and wife team John Overvoorde and Jill Vaughan with some of their plants

Organic plants galore at Defland Nurseries

Delfland Nurseries is the leading commercial organic propagator, a family business owned and run by husband and wife team John Overvoorde and Jill Vaughan. They have been registered with the Soil Association for 18 years.

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The key to vermin control

Prevention is the most important element of keeping out vermin, according to Fourteenacre Traps

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Michaela and Neil Giles keep Middlewhite pigs

Sharing the knowledge

Liz Shankland meets a family of pig-keepers who started rearing weaners for meat and but now give other smallholders the benefit of their experience

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Simon Dawson chats with one of his 'mates'

Top 10 moments

Some smallholding moments are magical. They linger in the memory, and are a reminder of why we do it. Simon Dawson, who has a smallholding on Exmoor, and is author of several books, reflects on his most memorable moments

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Freshly picked

Making strawbs a cinch

Growers are now able to extend the season for growing strawberries, says Brian Callaghan

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Kim and Simon Everett with their new trees

Trust helps with trees

Kim Everett explains how she and her husband Simon were helped by the Woodland Trust to plant trees on their smallholding in Kent

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Cria at Bozedown Alpacas

Choosing your first alpacas

Advice from Joy Whitehead of Bozedown Alpacas in Oxfordshire

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Try llama trekking

Try llama trekking

Golden Valley Llamas

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