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I can pull a hundred weeds in minutes with Fiskars Weeder.

If anybody is looking for a proven way to pick weeds. This is it.

 
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I’ve never used one. Have you used different varieties? If so what makes that one better?
 
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How's the durability? Fiskars isn't a brand I really think of as top quality.
 
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I’ve never seen one of these.  After sinking the blades, do you give it a twist? Then lift it up to pull the weed from the blades?
 
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I’m sure there is much better quality stuff than Fiskars but I love my hatchet. Had it seven years and put it through its paces daily.
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George Deprez wrote:I can pull a hundred weeds in minutes with Fiskars Weeder.

If anybody is looking for a proven way to pick weeds. This is it.



@Stiller Yes, it is durable
@Andeerson Just stick it in carefully around main stalk, then put foot on pedal and pull back handle.
@Honzay If I was going to sell a product it would be this one. It really is a game changer.
@Stiller I have never seen any other tools for this. I used to use hand shovel/spade.
 
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What kind of soil are you working in? I've tried a few of these kind of tools in my yard (back when I was still trying to control dandelions), and our soil being heavy clay, they either broke the stem before getting the root, or left with huge chunks of clay each time (leaving terrible gaping holes in the grass and requiring intervention to get the clay unstuck).

I went back to crouching down and using a sharp hand tool (the kind that looks like a flat screwdriver with a V notch).
 
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I have raised beds. I tend to use short handled hand tools.⁰
 
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Kena Landry wrote:What kind of soil are you working in? I've tried a few of these kind of tools in my yard (back when I was still trying to control dandelions), and our soil being heavy clay, they either broke the stem before getting the root, or left with huge chunks of clay each time (leaving terrible gaping holes in the grass and requiring intervention to get the clay unstuck).

I went back to crouching down and using a sharp hand tool (the kind that looks like a flat screwdriver with a V notch).




I am in north Texas clay ... it works just fine.
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