PRODUCT REVIEWS: GARDEN FOOTWEAR

It’s good to get the right footwear for the garden and there’s plenty of choice to suit everyone. Take a look at these the kitchen garden team tried out this month

BEST BUY
WOMEN’S MUCKSTER II MID WELLINGTON

Endorsed by the Royal Horticultural Society, these mid-height garden boot are 100% waterproof with a fleece lining. They have a high traction outsole for a secure footing in wet or muddy conditions and come with a pull tab for easing them on and off.

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KG VERDICT
These are an excellent pair of boots in a very attractive blue-grey check design. They are very comfortable and will keep your feet warm in cold weather. The outsole offers excellent grip and being 100% waterproof will keep your feet dry in the wettest of weathers. If you want to, you can also roll down the sides to create an attractive ankle boot. Easy to slip on and off with the use of the pull tab at the back of the boot and made to last!

THE ORIGINAL MUCK BOOT COMPANY
www.muckbootcompany.co.uk
TEL: 01452 886 201
PRODUCT CODE: N/A
PRICE: £90

TOP PICK
KIDS’ LIGHT-UP WELLIES

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These brightly coloured PVC boots come with LEDs that light up when in use. The pull-on straps are designed to make it easier for children to pull on the wellies and can so be used for hanging them up after use. Available in red and blue.

KG VERDICT
Younger children will without doubt enjoy wearing these cheeky and cheerful PVC boots. They are sure to love the LEDS that flash on and off when they are walking and running, and they will also find the pull-on straps a good practical feature for pulling on their boots themselves. The soles have a good, thick tread so, in all, a very good children’s wellie, combining fun with practicality.

TOWN AND COUNTRY
www.townandco.com
TEL: STOCKISTS AVAILABLE ONLINE
PRODUCT CODE: TFW410
PRICE: £14.99

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THE CURBRIDGE BOOT

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Suitable for a wide variety of activities, from gardening to walking, these rubber shell winter boots are 100% waterproof, and fully lined. The inside of the boots have a fleecy lining and cushioned insoles are odour resistant and hypoallergenic.

KG VERDICT
These luck chunky but are actually very light and very easy to slip on and off. The fleecy lining makes for a comfortable fit and will keep feet warm on cold winter days. They have a good tread, attractive lacing and the padding around the ankle part makes for further comfort. A very good pair of boots for leisure walking and for general gardening tasks.

TOWN AND COUNTRY
www.townandco.com
TEL: STOCKISTS AVAILABLE ONLINE
PRODUCT CODE: TFW930
PRICE: £34.99

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