pruning shears


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Related to pruning shears: secateurs
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pruning shears - shears with strong blades used for light pruning of woody plantspruning shears - shears with strong blades used for light pruning of woody plants
secateurs - small pruning shears with a spring that holds the handles open and a single blade that closes against a flat surface
shears - large scissors with strong blades
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
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pruning shears

nplcesoie fpl, forbici fpl da giardiniere
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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But should you just pick up the pruning shears and hack away at that untidy growth yourself, or is it much wiser to call in an expert?
It turned out someone had taken the pruning shears to an untidy Box bush and turned it into a very fine woodland creature, complete with pointy nose and a tail that curls round on itself.
A 34-year-old man, wanted for theft, was arrested in his Paphos home after attacking and injuring a police officer with pruning shears.
He will be able to sharpen not only kitchen knives, but garden tools such as trowels, shovels, pruning shears, lobber blades and mower blades.
WHEN YOUR GRAPEVINES RETURN from their dormant state in the spring, you'll want to get your hands on the best pruning shears you can find.
Use sharp pruning shears to cut several well-budded shoots that are about the diameter of a pencil and 1 to 2 feet long.
Hostas need to be cut back after the first frost so if you haven't already tended to yours, take a walk out into the garden and use pruning shears or scissors to cut it back a couple of inches removing any dried out and dead leaves.
And I expected the trade stands offering lawnmowers, hot-tubs, pruning shears - for those dedicated to the garden beautiful.
Lee allegedly hurled a pair of pruning shears at a security guard at her home in Seoul for failing to take care of the house's door properly.
You take your pruning shears, and cut out those affected leaves.
As a general rule, sharp hedge clippers are usually recommended for larger topiaries, and on the other hand, smaller plants would require pruning shears. Additionally, long handle hedge shears are great from trimming odd branches and growths, while topiary shears were made specifically for precision cutting and easier handling due to its small size.