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  • Wellies in Fashion

    Can garden shoes and boots be fashionable? There seems to be some controversy around the subject of gardening and fashion.  Some folk think its j...
  • The Garden in August.

                              August - is it the height of summer? I’ve always considered August as the height of summer, when actually, the longest ...
  • How to choose Gardening Shoes

    It can be quite tricky when it comes to choosing the right thing to wear on your feet in the garden. Its an investment that needs to make sense wh...
  • The Garden in May and Other Chat.

    Our history in gardening. We have both always loved gardening. Something we no doubt inherited from our Mother and Grandmothers. Whatever the siz...
  • The Curious History of the Back Door Shoe

    ( some of which may be true).   The significance of the back door shoe. To understand the significance of the back door shoe and its myriad of us...
  • Size and Fit

    If you are a first time customer at Poddy and Black you might like to read through our suggestions about size and fit before you make your first pu...
  • How your Rubber Boots are Made

      The production of vulcanised rubber boots started in the mid nineteenth century and many of the production steps are unchanged since that time......