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Shear genius! I'm obsessed with Amazon's bestselling pruners — and they're on sale for $14

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If you're a seasoned gardener, I don't need to tell you that having a great set of pruning shears will uncover magical landscapes. But if you're new to the wild world of home horticulture, I found a deal that can turn a jungle into a primrose path: Amazon's best-selling Fiskars pruning shears are just $14, down from $21 — that's a 35% savings!


Fiskars Bypass Pruning Shears

$14$21Save $7
$14 at Amazon

These shears have an ergonomic design with a non-slip grip and the all-steel blade has a rust-resistant coating for easy clipping.

I own these shears and am completely obsessed. I live in a tiny Brooklyn apartment so I don’t have my own garden, but I love buying flowers from my local bodega. For years, I tried using regular scissors and I’d get so frustrated because no matter how much force I used, they wouldn’t snap my flowers’ stems smoothly.

Finally I thought, ‘Enough is enough!’ and found these fantastic Fiskars shears online for just $14! And with more than 26,000 five-star reviews, I knew I had stumbled onto something special. I’ve owned them for a few years now and they work perfectly every single time. They have a soft, easy nonslip grip, and due to the shears’ low-friction coating, they easily glide through wood and prevent the blades from rusting, which experienced gardeners have compared to slicing through “hot butter.” That makes them easy to use, even if you can't garden like you used to.

"Arthritis has no more power over me," shared a happy shopper. "I was unable to use the larger cutting tools because I have nasty arthritis, but with the Friskars it's snip and snip and snip, most times for larger diameter plants too...I am ordering another one today...Yes, it's that good."

"I was looking for a nicer pair of shears after my old ones broke," wrote another five-star fan. "OMG! What an upgrade! These shears are effortless to use. Makes my pruning chores soooo much easier on my hands! Makes it more enjoyable with less hand fatigue. They are also well built and I expect them to last a very, very long time."

Fiskars Steel Bypass Pruning Shears (Photo: Amazon)
These on-sale Fiskars pruning shears will help you get your yard in shape. Snap these snippers up for just $14. (Photo: Amazon)

The self-cleaning sap groove helps keep the blade from sticking to sap or debris — a big selling point to experienced gardeners.

"I have some stubborn soft green hedges that have outlived two sets of pruning shears," reported a satisfied customer. "These are proving to be the sturdiest and most gunk resistant of the types I've tried. A previous brand would constantly get mashed bark and leaves stuck in the base of the shears making it impossible to fully open or close them. These are stronger built and snip through anything without allowing the fibers to become lodged."

I especially love the easy-lock notch that keeps them closed when I'm not using them, and other gardeners appreciate that, too.

"Very sharp, provides an easy, clean cut," shared a delighted shopper. "Being able to quickly lock the pruners and slip them into a pocket was very convenient."

What's better than a sharp set of gardening shears at a discount? Shears that come with a lifetime warranty — and lucky for you, these do!


Fiskars Bypass Pruning Shears

$14$21Save $7
$14 at Amazon

These shears have an ergonomic design with a non-slip grip and the all-steel blade has a rust-resistant coating for easy clipping.

If you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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