Stick or Pole Pruner


Corona 1¼-inch Long Reach Pruner (TP 3206): Product Review


The Corona 1¼-inch Long Reach Pruner (TP 3206) is a 62-inch bypass stick pruner. It’s well designed for its intended use, makes very clean cuts up to about ¾ inch diameter, and is lightweight enough to be used for hours at a time. The rotating/tilting head gives you almost infinite approach angles when trying to reach awkwardly-placed branches (this is one of the outstanding features of the pruner). The rubberized surfaces and design of the Continue Reading


Corona Long Reach Cut ‘n’ Hold Bypass Pruner (LR 3460): Product Review


I liked this extendable bypass pole pruner very much. It’s lightweight (only barely over 1 lb!), makes clean cuts, and is comfortable and easy to handle. The “cut ‘n’ hold” blades keep a firm grip on branches and stems as they’re cut off so you can easily dispose of them. It allowed me to work on low shrubs without stooping or kneeling, gave me much longer reach for larger shrubs and small trees, allowed for Continue Reading


Fiskars Pruning Stik Tree Pruner (5’) – Model #9234: Product Review


How do you prune branches and limbs that are just out of reach that would either require a ladder or a full-fledged extendable pole pruner to get the job done? Or conversely, how would you reach into a shrub and prune it to ground level? You use a stick-style pruner. We tested the Pruning Stik from Fiskars in some of the toughest pruning conditions. It has a rotating and locking cutting head, is "ropeless," and Continue Reading