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Encyclopedia > Hedge trimmer

Garden hedges, which used to be cut with a knife or with pruning shears, can now be cut with a powered hedge trimmer. The power source can be gasoline or electricity. The former tend to be more powerful but can be heavier and more difficult to start. The latter tend to be lighter and less powerful. Powered hedge trimmers are generally designed with safety devices so that both of the operators hands must be on the handles. The word hedge is used in three quite different contexts: In gardening and agriculture, a hedge or hedgerow is a boundary formed by growing plants so that their limbs intertwine. ...

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Garden tool The range of tools made for gardens and gardening overlaps with the range of tools made for agriculture and horticulture. ...

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Hedge Trimmers: Electric Hedge Trimmers, Gas Hedge Trimmers (1062 words)
Hedge trimmers, also called hedge shears and hedge clippers, are handy power tools that help you trim shrubs and hedges into shape in a fraction of the time it would take with manual hedge clippers.
Gas hedge trimmers are the most powerful, while electric hedge shears are quieter and easier to use.
Pole pruners (also called pole hedge trimmers and extended-reach hedge trimmers) get less coverage in these big comparative reviews, but they are important for trimming tall shrubbery, since it's dangerous to use a hedge trimmer from a ladder.
Shindaiwa: Products: Hedge Trimmers (112 words)
With features pros look for, Shindaiwa's hedge trimmers are built using the advanced technology, high-tolerance manufacturing, and unsurpassed workmanship that is the hallmark of all Shindiawa machines.
Shindaiwa's new articulated hedge trimmers, the AH230 and AH2510 combine long reach with an easy-to-articulate cutter so you can trim high hedges or clean out at ground level with equal facility.
The HT230 and HT2510, single-sided hedge trimmers, are available in two blade lengths: 30 or 40 inches.
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