The 9 Best Slip-On Gardening Shoes for Spring from Zappos
Spring is right around the corner! Soon you'll be planting flowers and tromping through the muddy yard. Here are our favorite slip-on gardening shoes.
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Any gardening pro knows that working in the flower beds and veggie rows is dirty business. Muckster II Lows are up to the task. These slip-on gardening shoes are 100 percent waterproof and feature 4mm of neoprene insulation for chilly spring days. High traction on the rubber outsole allows for reliable stability in slippery, uneven conditions. And how adorable is the veggie print detail?
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If you’re gardening and doing yard work in a northern climate, you’ll love L.L. Bean Bean Boots Rubber Mocs. They’re made in the USA, with a full grain leather upper and waterproof rubber. The slip-on gardening shoes are constructed with a seaman’s rawhide lace closure for an adjustable fit. Note that these mocs are designed to be worn with thick socks, so size up or down accordingly.
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Spend more time planting dahlia bulbs and less time worrying about your shoes with the JBU Gwen – Garden Ready slip-on gardening shoes. These duck shoes are treated with antimicrobials to prevent odors, and the soft textile lining makes for a comfy fit. The lace-up accent is a nice addition for slip-on shoes. These come in purple or blue floral patterns for that botanical touch.
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Looking for slip-on gardening shoes that are more like a sneaker than a clog? Check out Native Shoes Jefferson (we like the spring-y blue ombre pattern). These are lightweight, hand washable and feature allover perforation detailing for breathable, cool wear. If your feet get hot in the yard, these are your shoes. You’ll wear them straight into summer when you’re deadheading annuals and planting veggies.
Hunter is a beloved brand for lots of reasons, and we like the Hunter Original Short Gloss boots for working and playing outside on rainy days. They have a multilayer cushioned sponge insole for comfort, and a quick dry woven nylon lining. The short height makes them easy to slip on, but still keeps your hems and feet dry in wet weather conditions. They’re also available in bright yellow if you want a shot of spring sunshine on your feet!
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Crocs are a classic. They’re one of the most affordable, versatile and easy to clean slip-on gardening shoes available. Wear them with the heel strap for extra support, or just slip them on and go to the garden. Getting peat moss and compost on your shoes is no big deal with a pair of rubber Crocs, just hose ’em off. Gardeners should get them in green!
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