We all know when it’s time to have a haircut, the same applies to our garden.

Shrubs get shaggy, borders are bulging and the fruit trees are just about ready for a prune.

The most important thing you need to get those jobs done are the tools. Here are a few that are well worth looking at:

Fiskars Euro Bypass Delux Pruner with pouch
Impact stops to reduce shock. PTFE coated,high carbon steel blade for smooth cuts. Non-stick rubberised grips. Large & heavy duty with 25mm cutting capacity in green living growth. Includes durable poly fabric holster

Fiskars Powergear bypass pruners
PowerGear® patented gear technology multiplies leverage to give you up to three times more power on every cut
Makes cutting dramatically easier than it is with other tools, earning the Ease-of-Use Commendation from the Arthritis Foundation®
Fully hardened steel blade stays sharp, even through heavy use
Low-friction coating helps the blade glide through wood, prevents the blade from gumming up with sap and debris and helps the blade resist rust
Rugged DuraFrame® construction provides superior strength and reduced weight
Contoured, rolling handle fits the shape and natural motion of your hand for comfortable use and reduced hand fatigue
Designed to fit large- to medium-sized hands comfortably
•Bypass blade style
•Lifetime warranty

Cyclone Lopper bypass Heavy Duty Telescopic
Prune heavy, live or soft wood. Extendible Sure Lock telescopic handles with serrated lower blade, heavy duty lever action, coated blades and cushion grips.
10 Year Guarantee

Fiskars Telescopic Head Shears
Power-Lever 2X easier cutting action. Durable Steel Handles. Rubber-cushioned grips and shock-absorbing bumper for comfort. Gator-Blade gripping serrated blades. Self-Sharpening during use. Telescoping length 645mm – 800mm

There’s a lot of cutting, trimming, sawing and tidying up to be done in the garden over the next few months. The one thing you’ll definitely need to get the job done are the right tools. Drop into your local Mitre 10 and ask their advice.




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In the Garden is an exciting new local South Australian TV program on Channel 9 this Summer & next Autumn showcasing the best ‘green’ stories this state has to tell. Check out the latest in garden trends, new plants and top tips to keep those gardens blooming.