How to clean & maintain your garden tools – make them last longer and work better!

Most garden tools will last a lifetime if you clean and maintain them properly. Here Dan of Dan Cooper Garden shows how to clean, sharpen and maintain garden tools, secateurs and pruning shears. He’ll show you what cleaning materials or tools you need and how to use common household cleaners if you don’t have the specialist gear.
00:00 Welcome
00:09 Dan Cooper Garden (online shop with gardening advice, accessories, tools and furniture) :
00:23 Why cleaning your tools makes them last longer and work better
00:52 How to clean forks, trowels and spades
02:42 How to get dried dirt off garden tools
02:59 Redecker Garden Tool Brush from Dan Cooper Garden:
03:11 How to remove rust from garden tools
03:56 How to clean and maintain copper tools
04:47 How to restore wooden tool handles
05:16 How to maintain shears/secateurs
08:34 Crean Mate:
08:42 Camellia oil – Sharpening & care kit also available from Felco: Linseed oil
09:27 Professional tool companies such as Felco and Niwaki have repair and maintenance services.
09:59 How to use household cleaning products to clean your secateurs/shears
10:27 Astonish – The Good One available from many stockists including
11:00 Disinfect shears and secateurs regularly.
11.53 Niwaki sharpening stone
12.19 Felco specialist secateur/shears sharpener:
12:47 Gardening tips and techniques playlist:

Note: links to Amazon are affiliate and help support this channel. Other links are not affiliate. Felco serviced one pair of secateurs free to review the service. No other payments or free products are involved.

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