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News and stories from Poddy and Black

  • Christmas Gift Ideas for Gardeners.

                                       How to choose the best gift for gardener's. I don’t know about you but one of our main criteria for choosing Chr...
  • The Garden in Spring.

    The Garden in Spring.   I realise I'm a few months too early starting  with a photo of tulips in full bloom, this was taken on 30th April last...
  • Gardening in Winter

            DECEMBER IN THE GARDEN My garden is all looking a bit sad! After the prolonged warm weather we had over Autumn and everything green and con...
  • How Rubber Boots and Shoes are Made

      The History of using natural rubber to make garden shoes and boots. The production of rubber boots started in the mid nineteenth century after ...
  • Autumn in the Garden

        And just like that, the trees are turning all manner of orange and gold and the garden is slowing down to get ready for winter. Or is it? I do...
  • 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 ...