In the July/August 2009 issue of Fine Gardening (#128), we featured “100 Skills to Make You a Better Gardener.” Entry #9 is on buying quality hand pruners, with Felcos being the recommended brand. A reader took us to task for implying that Felcos are the only quality pruner around. This reader (who prefers Bahco pruners) makes a point I usually try to make. I use ARS V-8 pruners, and I wouldn’t trade them for a box full of Felcos. Well, maybe for a box full -- but it would have to be a big box. What do you think? Are Felcos the best? Are there other good hand pruners that gardeners should try? Related Articles Did you know? Meet Fine Gardening's New Contributing Editors This is your LAST chance to win! Fine Gardening on the Road! View the discussion thread.