Fiskars 18″ PowerGear Loppers

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Fiskars 18" PowerGear Loppers

Fiskars produces a wide range of tools for a multitude of different jobs around the yard. This is another one of my favourite choices. The PowerGear loppers. This handy little set of 18″ bypass loppers is very lightweight, easy to use and very tough. They are perfect for people with limited strength, small jobs and even for older kids who are eager to help out. This is a good tool for younger kids too, but supervise them accordingly. This tool may be small and lightweight but still makes short work of all the unruly branches.  The best part of this tool …


Felco F-31 Anvil Pruner

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Felco F-31 Anvil Pruner

You’ll never regret the purchase of any Felco hand pruners, guaranteed. They are a very high quality tool and the company stands behind their product. So if you’re looking for an anvil pruner that will stand up to the tough jobs, then look no further than this one. Felco is known for making high quality tools and replacement parts. The anvil pruner is really good for dead wood and chomping through piles of branches and debris. It cuts up to 1″ diameter branches. The blades are made of forged aluminium and all parts can be replaced if lost, broken or …


Felco F-2 Bypass Pruners

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Felco F-2 Bypass Pruner

Felco is a well known name and is considered the Cadillac of garden pruners. When you buy a set of Felco’s you can be assured that you are buying top quality from a company that stands behind their product. Felco has many different sizes and styles of pruner but the F-2 is the most popular one and it fits most hands. If you have smaller than average hands or you are buying these for a child, then I recommend the F-6 (Buy them here) Bypass pruners are most commonly used for the general pruning of live plants in the garden. …


The Crack Weeder

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Stainless Steel Hand Held Weeding Knife

The Crack Weeder which is also known as a patio knife and it’s amazing and very efficient at getting the weeds out from between paving stones that are otherwise unreachable with other tools. I own one of these tools and I use it for weeds between stones and many other tasks too. It’s very versatile and a little bit dangerous when it’s new. The blade is very sharp on one side which is needed for narrow crevices but it can cut you if you’re not careful.  I’ve used it for moving paving stones, it’s great for leverage in lifting heavy …


Fiskars Softouch Weeder

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I highly recommend that every gardener have this tool on hand. The Fiskars Softouch Weeder. It’s also known as a dandelion weeder. This tool is specifically designed for the long, deep tap roots that a dandelion, thistles and some other weeds produce. However, it is also effective in removing other weeds too such as the plantain. Don’t let it fool you, the bent design is perfect. There are other designs of this tool available but trust me, this one works the best. The angle of it and the leverage is perfect and the weed pops out easily. When the weeder is applied …


The Garden Bandit

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The Garden Bandit

The Garden Bandit is a Canadian made tool and is one of the best I’ve ever found. It’s a must have for every gardener and will become as important as pruners to you in no time at all. It’s a simple design but amazingly efficient at uprooting large numbers of weeds with little effort. It’s a very lightweight hand tool that’s perfect for those with limited strength. The very thin stainless steel blade glides through the soil, the weeds don’t stand a chance when it comes to The Garden Bandit. Once the soil is loosened it’s quick and easy to just …