How to Clean Secateurs After Use

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How to Clean Secateurs After Use 

Phil McCann, our gardening expert, shows us how to clean secateurs after use and explains why this is such an important job to keep your plants protected from contamination and to make your tools last longer. Take a look at the video to find out more.


Transcript

Every time you have been pruning the garden and you have finished, make sure you clean up the blades of your secateurs. Two things: it will make the secateurs last longer, and also you are cleaning off any sap on there which could pass diseases from one plant to another.

All you need is general household disinfectant wipes and give them a good polish. I’ll tell you what, look at that. That is coming up a treat that. But importantly they are going to last for ages and my plants are going to better for it as well.