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Basic Pruning Tools

To maintain your shrubs and trees, you'll need a small pruning kit of just a few basic tools

Length: 4:41

New to pruning? Antonio Reis, assistant editor at Fine Gardening magazine, shows you the tools you'll need to get started maintaining your trees and shrubs.

To find out more about pruning tools and methods, as well as instructions for pruning many common shrubs and trees, see Pruning Tips and Techniques. To find out what not to do, see Five Common Pruning Mistakes, and How to Fix Them.