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Friday, August 23, 2019

Autumn is the time for the selection of replacement breeding stock. Tim Tyne offers advice on picking out the cream of your new crop of lambs, or looking at alternatives to rejuvenate the flock

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Friday, August 23, 2019

If you're taking the plunge and are intending to buy goats there are several things to consider before you part with your money, not least whether you want them for meat, milk or fibre. Lee Connor offers some sage advice

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

If you have dreams of becoming a goatkeeper, Lee Connor has some vital advice

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Local agricultural shows are the ideal forum at which beginners to the circuit can show their sheep, says Tim Tyne, who also advises on stock selection and preparation

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Most breeds of sheep require shearing. Tim Tyne explains exactly how to tackle the vital job of shearing a sheep

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Expert Advice

Thursday, August 29, 2019

In the second of three extracts from her new book, The Climate Change Garden, co-written with Sally Morgan, Country Smallholding's gardening correspondent Kim Stoddart explains how important trees are for Britain's more extreme weather-laden future

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Thursday, August 29, 2019

Home seed saving is oh so satisfying, says Kim Stoddart, who explains the collection process, as well as why ladybirds are her friends

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Friday, August 23, 2019

Time is running out for outdoor sowings to crop in autumn/winter, but Charles Dowding has some advice on September plantings, as well as a word of warning on apparent weedkiller poisonings

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Friday, July 19, 2019

In an extract from her new book The Climate Change Garden, co-written with Sally Morgan, Country Smallholding's gardening correspondent Kim Stoddart explains how smallholders can start future-proofing their fruit-growing efforts

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

How can you widen your resilient reach beyond the veg garden? Kim Stoddart explains how native planting 'off piste' will help to entice those vital pollinators back onto your patch

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

We pick six fruit and vegetables that reap multiple-harvests every year and can be grown at home

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'How To's

Thursday, August 29, 2019

In the second of three extracts from her new book, The Climate Change Garden, co-written with Sally Morgan, Country Smallholding's gardening correspondent Kim Stoddart explains how important trees are for Britain's more extreme weather-laden future

Read Full Story »
Thursday, August 29, 2019

Home seed saving is oh so satisfying, says Kim Stoddart, who explains the collection process, as well as why ladybirds are her friends

Read Full Story »
Friday, August 23, 2019

Time is running out for outdoor sowings to crop in autumn/winter, but Charles Dowding has some advice on September plantings, as well as a word of warning on apparent weedkiller poisonings

Read Full Story »
Friday, August 23, 2019

Autumn is the time for the selection of replacement breeding stock. Tim Tyne offers advice on picking out the cream of your new crop of lambs, or looking at alternatives to rejuvenate the flock

Read Full Story »
Friday, August 23, 2019

If you're taking the plunge and are intending to buy goats there are several things to consider before you part with your money, not least whether you want them for meat, milk or fibre. Lee Connor offers some sage advice

Read Full Story »
Friday, July 19, 2019

Smallholding on a Channel Island brings unique challenges — including the lack of a resident vet — but Alderney Free Range Pigs has gone from strength to strength over its decade in existence, finds Joanna Woodnutt

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Friday, July 19, 2019

In an extract from her new book The Climate Change Garden, co-written with Sally Morgan, Country Smallholding's gardening correspondent Kim Stoddart explains how smallholders can start future-proofing their fruit-growing efforts

Read Full Story »

Lifestyle

Friday, August 2, 2019

We have teamed up with VetSpec to give five lucky entrants the chance to win a 12kg bag of super-premium dog food worth £55.95

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Paul Kimber, who runs a smallholding in Paddock Wood in Kent, reveals how much he loves the strength and sound of his trusty 4x4, while his comfy chair, which is perfect when needing a break, comes a close second

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

From reducing the risk of bloat in ruminants to creating shelter belts and cricket bats, willow has myriad uses and is perfect for smallholders, finds Sally Morgan

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Itchy chickens? Grumpy birds? Issues with laying? Could your birds have Pesky Pests?

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Friday, November 23, 2018

Finding insurance can be a complicated process, especially for busy smallholders. We spoke to H&H Insurance Brokers for tips on finding the best cover for your smallholding

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