KG Best Buy September 2017 – Secateurs

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September 2017 – Secateurs

BEST BUY – POWERGEAR-X-PRUNER-L-ANVIL

Suitable for heavy cutting of hard branches up to 26mm (1in) in diameter, this lightweight set has extra-hard, corrosion-resistant steel blades with a PTFE-coated upper blade. SoftGrip handles are suitable for both medium and large hand sizes.

FISKARS www.fiskars.co.ukPRODUCT CODE: PX93 – PRICE: £32.99 RRP

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KG Verdict – We liked the comfortable handles on this one, especially the way the bottom one swivels along with the movement of your hand as you cut. Sharp blade, slick locking mechanism and not too heavy.

Quality ★★★★★

Effectiveness ★★★★★

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Value for money ★★★★★

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TOP PICK FOR EASE OF USE – SECATEURS IN GIFT BOX

Available in red or blue, these secateurs have been forged from high-carbon steel for optimum lasting sharpness. They will slice through live stems up to 25mm (1in) in diameter.

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GREENHOUSE SENSATION www.greenhousesensation.co.ukPRICE: £19

KG Verdict – These Burgon & Ball secateurs have a good spring mechanism, an easy-to-use locking feature, a sharp bypass blade and comfortable-to-grip handles.

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Quality ★★★★★

Effectiveness ★★★★★

Value for money ★★★★★

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TOP PICK FOR DESIGN – FOLDING POCKET SECATEURS

Available in black or pink, these fold down to just 3cm x 9cm and slip into the special pouch provided. They cut stems up to 15mm diameter and have two extra tools hidden in the handles: a garden knife and mini-saw.

GARDENING NATURALLY www.gardening-naturally.com

PRODUCT CODE: POCKETSECATEURS – PRICE: £10.95

KG Verdict – Great for light work such as taking cuttings or dead-heading. This is an ingenious tool which folds away safely in the pocket after use.

Quality ★★★★

Effectiveness ★★★★

Value for money ★★★★★

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