Maintaining shears

How to maintain shears

Find out how to maintain your garden shears in three easy steps.

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Keeping your shears sharp and well oiled means that they will be easier to use and have a longer life.

In addition, the sharper the blade, the cleaner the cut, which results in a neater finish and less chance of disease getting into the cut and therefore the plant.

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