It is the season for winter pruning!
Now is the ideal time to start pruning Acers, Apples, Pears, fan trained fruit, roses, Buddleja and Magnolias. It is also a good time to see the form and shape of a plant. We have an excellent range of secateurs that can definitely help with this!
Here are a few favourites:
Felco secateur no. 6 – are designed for those with smaller hands that may also prefer a smaller and lighter prune. Usually, the first choice for florists as the shorter blades facilitate close cutting to the stem of the plant. Ideal for grape vines, shrubs and young trees.
Felco secateur no. 8 classic - these are reliable and comfortable. They have light sturdy handles and an ergonomic design. The blade as well as other parts of the tool can be replaced.
Darlac secateur – one of the UK’s leading suppliers of quality, value for money garden tools. They have achieved numerous ‘Best Buy’ and ‘Best Value for Money’ awards.
Darlac Secateur Super Classic Ratchet secateur – can cut up to 25mm diameter twigs, the curved anvil also helps to trap branches. These secateurs require up to 30% less pressure than conventional pruners. The blades and the anvil are also replaceable.
Darlac Expert Titanium Bypass Secateur – can also cut up to 25mm. This product is coated with titanium for extra strength and has a carbon steel blade for a smoother cut.
Remember the basic rule of pruning – remove dead, diseased and dying.