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Allotment Gardening
Grow all you can eat on your own allotment.
grow your own
20:32, 10th May 2014

Smallholding for Sale in North Devon
Three bedroom detached house in 18 acres for sale - North Devon, UK
20:48, 17th Mar 2013

Find out more about nettles - how to benefit from them and how to get rid of them
16:12, 13th Apr 2012

Making Nettle Beer
Find out how to make your nettle beer
16:10, 13th Apr 2012

How to Make Sloe Gin
Find out how to make your own sloe gin
14:40, 13th Apr 2012

Grow Your Own Chilli Peppers
Find out how to grow your own chilli peppers
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13:33, 16th Mar 2012

Home Beekeeping
Find out more about keeping bees in your garden for honey
grow your own
15:40, 4th Jan 2012

Storing Apples
Find out how to store apples
13:23, 28th Jul 2011

What is a Smallholding

Find out more about smallholdings. What is a smallholding?

What Is A Smallholding


A smallholding is a small farm with a property in which the smallholder lives, and land on which fruit and vegetables are grown and livestock bred. The amount of land in a smallholding is typically much more than would be found on an allotment plot, but less than in a commercial farm - i.e. between 2 and 50 acres.

Overview of a small Welsh smallholding

In Australia a smallholding is called a hobby farm, in New Zealand a lifestyle block, and in America and Canada a homestead. The terms are interchangeable, but in South Africa, UK, and Ireland 'smallholding' is used.

Buy a Smallholding

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Article Published: 13:33, 26th Feb 2008

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