secateurs

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small pruning shears with a spring that holds the handles open and a single blade that closes against a flat surface

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Order two pairs for just pounds 15.90 and receive a pair of secateurs absolutely FREE.
For a particularly difficult gardening dad, a pair of secateurs is a favourite present of last resort as it is almost certain the one he got last Christmas will be dead and buried somewhere in the border or damaged beyond repair by a bit of over-ambitious pruning.
THERE'S nothing that brings on a feeling of spring quite like marching up the garden clutching a pair of secateurs.
Those attending need to bring a stone weighing 4lbs, a sharp knife and a pair of secateurs.
While one of the raiders ransacked his home, his accomplice repeatedly threatened to cut off the fingers of Mr Hannah's left hand with a pair of secateurs.
There's the man who cut his own finger off with a pair of secateurs, mistaking it for a branch, and 40 people a year are hurt by watering cans.
Heel cuttings are usually more successful than standard stem cuttings made with a pair of secateurs. The main reason for this is that the wood at the bottom of the cutting is less prone to rotting, so the plant has a little more time to set roots be fore infection kills it off.
Slicing my hand with the business end of a pair of secateurs came pretty close, so did the occasion my sit on lawn mower overturned with me underneath.
usuallym Heel cuttings are usually more successful than standard stem cuttings made with a pair of secateurs. The main reason for this is that the wood at the bottom of the cutting is less prone to rotting, so the plant has a little more time to set roots be fore infection kills it off.
"Sometimes it's something small - my most recent wins have been a pair of secateurs, a bottle of wine, a miniature of port and pounds 25 worth of Marks & Spencers tokens.