Garden Tool Maintenance

Garden Tool Maintenance

Garden tool sharpening of pruners and loppers

How to Sharpen Garden Tools – Video Library

Some Videos on Using Diamond Hone Paddles to Sharpen All Types of Tools

Here is a video library of all the different tools you can sharpen with our Garden Tool Sharpening Kit. You can also find a wide variety of articles for each specific type of tool on our blog.

Sharpening New Mower Blades
Sharpening Garden Snips or Scissors
Sharpening Your Hand Pruners

You can read more in these resources:

Q&A: Sharpening Garden ToolsRead the rest

Garden tool sharpening of pruners and loppers

How to Sharpen Pruners, Loppers and Shears

A Guide for Gardening Tools and Blade Sharpening

Sharpening Garden Tools

In my first post on Sharpening Scissors, I showed you a quick and easy way to sharpen your garden scissors with my favorite sharpening tool: the diamond hone sharpening paddle. This guide will give you some insight and techniques to keep your garden tools (pruners, loppers and shears) sharp and in tip top shape for the garden. Sharpening pruners and loppers can … Read the rest

sharpening garden tools

How to Sharpen Garden Tools: Q & A

Key Sharpening Tips for Pruners, Loppers, Scissors and Snips

How do you really sharpen garden tools and what type of sharpening stone or file can you use? Garden tools take abuse out in the garden and landscape. They bend, flex, and can be required to cut all kinds of things. It is not uncommon for them to quickly become dull and lack the cutting capability we require on our bushes, plants and grass. So how … Read the rest

sharpening scissors

How to Sharpen Scissors

Sharpening Scissors the Right Way

“How to Sharpen Scissors” Video at End of Post

We all have them. We all tolerate them. That old pair of scissors that are so dull they bend the paper and need sharpening. In the garden, dull garden scissors or snips can leave wounds that can risk the health of your prize plants. If you knew how easy it was to sharpen them, you’d kick yourself. So let’s take a … Read the rest

Garden tool maintenance

Care and Maintenance of Garden Tools

Cleaning, Sharpening and Protecting Your Gardening Tools

Ok, we are all guilty of leaving a tool or two dirty or dull. Who wants to do maintenance of garden tools when there are plants to tend? The fact is that gardening tools need love and care, just like flowers and vegetables, and if you neglect them, they will either break, or make your gardening experience less than optimal. So how often do you need to maintain … Read the rest