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National Trust made by Burgon & Ball topiary shear

Topiary Shear - National Trust

Regular price £29.99

Available in-store only. Please see our Stockists page to find a stockist near you, and contact them to check availability before travelling.

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This National Trust topiary shear echoes the style and quality of the garden tools of yesteryear. Celebrating traditional manufacturing techniques, the attention to design detail results in garden tools with strength and durability, created to make gardening easier for everyone.

Hand-forged in Sheffield, the high-carbon steel of this topiary shear is precision hardened and tempered for maximum life and edge retention. The blades are double hollow-ground, meaning that only the blade edges make contact with each other as they close, for minimal resistance in use and easy blade edge maintenance. The blades are finished by fine grinding for a smooth edge, giving the cleanest cuts for optimal plant health, especially on buxus (box).

The ‘double bow’ design of the handle gives a softer squeeze than some topiary shears, for comfort during prolonged use. The single-handed operation offers superior cutting control, leaving the other hand free to ‘fluff’ foliage as you work, to achieve the perfect shape.

Supplied in a stylish box, this topiary shear makes a thoughtful gardening gift. It is a classic gardening tool which, with no mechanical parts, should give many years of service in creating and maintaining beautiful topiary to give your garden beautiful year-round structure.

Like all the tools in our National Trust made by Burgon & Ball collection, this topiary shear carries a ten year guarantee. By purchasing these tools, you are helping the National Trust look after special places for ever, for everyone. 

You may also be interested in our topiary shear sharpener, the perfect sharpener to maintain the blade edges without altering the ‘set’ of the blades.

Overall length 30cm, blade length 13cm.

Maximum width when closed 7cm

Blades and handles: high-carbon steel

With regret, we are currently temporarily pausing our online shopping facility.

As we work to fulfill orders from our warehouse, our priorities are to keep our team safe and to comply with government guidelines on social distancing.

The resulting limited capacity, combined with a huge increase in demand in recent days, has meant we are finding it difficult to deliver the level of service we want to.

Please bear with us as we work to despatch orders received in recent days, and please do visit again to check availability.

Thank you for your understanding in these difficult times.