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My Top Three Topiary Shears

Over the years I have developed quite a collection of topiary shears. They all have their own different characteristics, and that’s not just the price. Some work better on thicker stemmed shrubs, others are more suitable for a faster clipping action – a lot depends on their weight, balance and type of steel used to […]

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My shear sharpening routine before clipping

I thought sharing my pre-clipping routine maybe of interest. I always sharpen my shears before clipping. Sharp blades achieve a cleaner cut, which helps the topiary recover quicker. I start by dipping the shears in a bucket of water with a splash of bleach. The water is frothy in the video but I don’t know […]