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Professional gardener - which wellies??

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mistressploppy Sat 27-Nov-10 09:20:14

If you are a gardener and you needed some warm wellies to work in, which would you buy? DH's best mate is starting his own business and we want to get him a really good pair for Christmas.


saorachd Sat 27-Nov-10 09:27:15

Le Chameau will last for years but are quite expensive.
They are lined with a double layer of neoprene and keep the feet and ankles really warm but also cope with heavy digging work etc. Hunters perish and split quite quickly after digging/fork work.

mistressploppy Sat 27-Nov-10 09:34:35

Oh brilliant, thank you! I will check them out. Someone mentioned Aigle - are they any good?

saorachd Sat 27-Nov-10 11:26:20

Yes, Aigle are very good as well but I think Chameau are the slightly better of the two.
I have had my Chameau for about seven years and despite being worn almost every day for work, they have taken lots of punishment but are like new.

I think it is a lovely thing to do for your friend and I wish him lots of success in his new venture.

culinaryqueen Mon 29-Nov-10 22:26:12

There are also some great wellington socks out there too. Would make a nice stocking filler and ensure no cold toes!

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