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'Big Softies' scissors  

'Big Softies' scissors

When cutting flowers or deadheading plants with thinner stems it is best to use scissors designed for the purpose. Long reach cut and hold models are useful for deadheading and gathering high growing flowers.

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Battery powered pruners  

Battery powered pruners

Although the handle of these pruners holds a battery and a motor, they are still reasonably light and very easy to use. Great for deadheading and if you use one hand or have a weak grip.

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Chain powered long reach pruner  

Chain powered long reach pruner

Reaching 3m (10ft) from the ground, this long reach pruner will cut with ease through thick stems.

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Cut and hold flower gatherer  

Cut and hold flower gatherer

This is a lightweight tool for deadheading or cutting and gathering flowers from high growing plants.

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Cut and hold secateurs  

Cut and hold secateurs

These top quality steel secateurs with anvil blades have plastic handles and a mechanism that holds on to the stem that has been cut off.

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Flexible rubber bucket  

Flexible rubber bucket

The tough rubber like material that these buckets are made of is flexible and soft, which makes them easy to carry and versatile in use.

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Garden gripper  

Garden gripper

This long-handled grabbing tool is useful for picking up debris in the garden and has a fold-out spike for litter.

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Gear action loppers  

Gear action loppers

These loppers are simple and easy to use. They have oval section handles for extra strength and are adjusted by twisting small knobs built into the end of the handles.

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Heavy duty branch pruner with three-fold transmission  

Heavy duty branch pruner with three-fold transmission

This model has and easy cutting operation.

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Heavy duty metal ratchet secateurs with finger loop  

Heavy duty metal ratchet secateurs with finger loop

This tool is sturdily made, which makes it slightly larger and heavier but still lightweight compared to most secateurs. The blade is non-stick, can be easily sharpened with a diamond whetstone and will cut stems up to 20mm.

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Heavy duty plastic ratchet secateurs  

Heavy duty plastic ratchet secateurs

This tool is sturdily made, which makes it slightly larger and heavier but still lightweight compared to most secateurs. The blade is non-stick, can be easily sharpened with a diamond whetstone and will cut stems up to 20mm.

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Left-handed secateurs  

Left-handed secateurs

These are good quality bypass secateurs have a safety catch on the right side for left handed users. The cushioned grips are comfortable and non-slip.

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Lightweight plastic power lever secateurs  

Lightweight plastic power lever secateurs

This small high-tech and good quality tool offers a simple alternative to a ratchet secateur. It is easier to use and is more robust, but gives a similar mechanical advantage on smaller stems.

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Lightweight plastic ratchet secateurs  

Lightweight plastic ratchet secateurs

This type of tool has been produced for many years and is very good value for money. It is sold by many different companies but the quality may vary, so choose a well-known brand if you can.

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Lightweight tree pruning system  

Lightweight tree pruning system

This Darlac product has a twist-lock telescopic handle and a good range of attachments.

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Medium size plastic power gear secateurs  

Medium size plastic power gear secateurs

This tool is an alternative to a ratchet secateur. It is easier to use and more robust, but gives a similar mechanical advantage.

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Multi-change tree pruning system  

Multi-change tree pruning system

This model has separate handles and tool heads including a branch lopper, pruning saw and fruit picker.

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Retractable pruning saw  

Retractable pruning saw

This small but effective pruning saw cuts on the pull stroke and is ideal for dead or live wood.

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Rotating handle secateurs  

Rotating handle secateurs

The rotating handle on this top quality secateur is designed to reduce strain if you have a lot of cutting to do. They are primarily designed for use by full time professional gardeners.

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Small folding saw  

Small folding saw

This model's blade folds into the handle for safety.

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Small lightweight ratchet action loppers  

Small lightweight ratchet action loppers

If you lack strength in your arms there is nothing better for easier cutting than a ratchet lopper. This model is one of the lightest and generally sells at a very reasonably price.

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Small loppers with bypass blade  

Small loppers with bypass blade

These small size loppers use a conventional design with bypass blades for a clean cut. The oval profile handles ensure that they are lightweight but very strong.

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Snapper  

Snapper

These useful pruners have a cut and hold mechanism which is ideal for pruning and deadheading. All the models have long handles and the telescopic version offers extra reach.

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Telescopic loppers  

Telescopic loppers

These loppers are simple and easy to use. They have oval section handles for extra strength and are adjusted either by twisting small knobs built into the end of the handles, or by using clips on the side of the handle.

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Telescopic ratchet loppers  

Telescopic ratchet loppers

These loppers are ideal for cutting thicker branches as they have longer handles and a ratchet mechanism and are available with bypass or anvil blades.

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Telescopic snapper  

Telescopic snapper

This telescopic version extends to a maximum length of 3m. It has a 180 degree adjustable swivel head and comes with an attachable saw blade to cut thicker branches.

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Variable size secateurs  

Variable size secateurs

Variable size secateurs are adjustable to suit different hand sizes. They are a good option if a number of people use one pair of secateurs –as they can be adjusted as needed to comfortably fit any user’s hand and the top safety catch makes them suitable for use left or right handed.

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