Kitchen Garden Best Buy and Top Pick

Here are a selection of pruning saws and more for November, tried and tested 

BEST BUY

PRUNING SAW & HOLSTER

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This saw has triple ground teeth, a non-stick blade and an easy grip, non-slip rubber handle. It comes with a holster, which can be fitted to a belt if required. Blade length: 25cm (9¾in) and comes with a 10-year guarantee.

KG VERDICT

We found this saw to be very effective, working mostly on the pull cut. With its rubber handle, this saw was particularly comfortable to hold and it was easy to maintain a firm grip. The holster is a useful additional feature, especially as it can be attached to your belt.

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WILKINSON SWORD
wilkinsonsword-tools.co.uk
TEL: 01869 363635
PRODUCT CODE: 1111144W
PRICE: £19.99

TOP PICK

HANDLE & PRUNING SAW

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The package includes a handle and professional pruning saw. The handle has an adjustable length of 220-400cm (7¼-13ft), enabling tree pruning for high branches without the need for a ladder. Blade length: 36cm (14in). 10-year guarantee on the saw.

KG VERDICT

We liked the long, curved blade on this one and the sharp teeth. The handle has a place to rest the forefinger on, which allows you to position your hand comfortably around it. We found it cut into the branches smoothly. If you want to get to those higher branches, the extendable pole is a valuable asset.

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WOLF-GARTEN
www.worldofwolf.co.uk
TEL: 0208 829 8850
PRODUCT CODE: ZMV4-REPM
PRICE: £55.95

TOP PICK

FOLDING PRUNING SAW – RHS ENDORSED

The hardened and tempered blade is made of carbon steel with three cutting faces per tooth. Designed to work primarily on the pull stroke, it will cut though branches up to 10cm (4in) in diameter. Blade length: 15cm (6in).

BURGON & BALL
www.burgonandball.com
TEL: 0114 233 8262
PRODUCT CODE: N/A
PRICE: £29.99

KG VERDICT
This pocket-sized tool is perfect for a range of pruning tasks. We really liked the soft-grip handle which was comfortable in the palm and prevented any slipping. The blade, with its sharp, triple bevel teeth, cuts smoothly through appropriately sized branches. It was easy to open and close, with a crisp locking mechanism.

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