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Article: My Toxic, Painful Garden Revisited: pruning considerations: Where are your loppers?

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St Augustine, FL
(Zone 9a)

October 8, 2012
8:47 AM

Post #9299522

Great and informative article, thank you. I can't imagine having to prune that much!
I'm curious why your photos of pruners, saws and sissors are missing loppers. Besides a regular pair, I found telescoping (bypass) loppers at Big Lots a couple of years ago and they are great! I use them on my large Sagos and some palms - anything small enough for them to get with one or two cuts or too large for prunners - the tool reaches in and slices off old bottom leaves without hurting me - (long sleeves and gloves are still a given). You are too knowledgable for me to be saying this - so perhaps I'm missing something - but if you really aren't using a pair, I'd recommend a trip to the store.


Acton, CA
(Zone 8b)

October 8, 2012
2:06 PM

Post #9299814

probably a very good idea, and I may have to got out and get some... would be good for Sago palms and the like!

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