There’s nothing worse than a dull pruner that leaves you twisting and yanking stems because it just won’t cut it. It’s frustrating, it’s time consuming, and frankly, it’s really bad for your plants.

Starting with a set of well maintained, essential tools can make your gardening a happier and healthier experience for both you and your plants. Check out our article, “The right tools make gardening easier” for a list of my personal favorites.