You may have heard the saying ‘Buy cheap, buy twice’, well for gardening tools this can often be ‘buy thrice, four times, ten times…’. I know most people have a tight budget these days but buying cheap gardening tools is often false economics.
How many cheap trowels or secateurs have you owned? Did they break, bend? If so, it is always at an inconvenient time. You have just got in the swing of things then, “SNAP”. You have to stop what you are doing, drive down the store, pick a new tool, wait in line, then drive home again. How much is your time worth? If you actually value your time you are probably spending far more on the trip to the garden supplier than the tool itself.
Good quality garden tools are made far stronger and out of much higher quality materials that their cheap cousins. This means they are far less likely to break and should last many times as long as cheap garden tools. Also, you are much more likely to look after a good quality garden tool; clean them and put them a...