I had hoped to write about the Hozelock Premier Plus sprayer this week, but attempts to assemble it were thwarted, first by a component that didn't fit and, second, by the manufacturer's failure to react to an appeal for help. Watch this space . . .
In literally sharp contrast, there
has been nothing but praise for the award-winning Wilkinson Sword Classic shears. The wishbone-shaped nylon handles make sense in terms of ergonomics and durability. The balance is good and they have neat little grips for thumbs and index fingers.
The eight-inch blades of chromed, heat-treated carbon steel incorporate an efficient notch for cutting stems that would otherwise require a snip with secateurs. The list price ( pounds 27.49) includes a five-year guarantee.
Fiskers Ltd, Brocastle Avenue, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan CF31 3YN (0656 655595).Reuse content