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Keywords: Tools and equipment, Pruning

Garden Tool: Use the right tool for the job. Bypass pruners (with blades arranged like scissors) make the cleanest cut. Anvil pruners may feel more powerful, but the blade tends to crush small branches, leaving a jagged wound more vulnerable to rot. But anvil pruners are essential if wrists are weak. If bypass pruners aren't working it's time to move up to a lopper or a pruning saw. For a concise discussion of all the various pruning tools go to: http://www.hort.purdue.edu/ext/pruningtools.html

Season: All Season
Date: 2007-04-03
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Garden Tool:

Wondering which brand of pruners to buy? The ratings supplied by fellow gardeners can help you decide if the latest new magic weeding tool is worth the money. Go to Epinions.com to see the 14 categories of gardening products. Some sections, such as tools, have more ratings than others.

Season: All Season
Date: 2004-09-02
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Seize the opportunity offered by stormy weather to clean and sharpen your garden tools. William Bryant Logan, author of Smith and Hawken's The Tool Book (Workman, 1997), suggests a simple maintenance regime. First scrub the dirt off your shovels, trowels, forks and pruners, then plunge the long handled tools into a sand filled bucket to which a bit of vegetable oil has been added, finish off by wiping everything off with an oiled rag. For pruners dulled by use and abuse a little sharpening work now translates into clean cuts that heal quickly. Garden Gate offers detailed pruner sharpening instructions with video

Season: Winter
Date: 2007-02-20
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