Secateurs are an essential tool for most gardeners - but do you need to pay top dollar for them?
8 Aug 2013 |
We test 13 bypass secateurs, priced from $4 to $66, for cutting performance and ease of use.
A garden shredder is handy for turning unwanted cuttings into mulch and compost.
8 Aug 2013 |
We test eight electric garden shredders priced from $200 to $499 for performance on green, dry, and leafy material.
These high-pressure water cleaners blast away grit and grime.
9 Dec 2011 |
They all do the job, but some take longer than others. We test 17 high-pressure water cleaners, priced between $99 and $749.
The Bosch Ciso cordless secateurs offer powered pruning for the serious (or arthritic) gardener.
20 Jul 2011 |
This product claims to make pruning an effortless task; we put it to the test.
These garden tools are quicker than using a rake or broom, but also noisier and dirtier.
17 Mar 2011 |
We tested affordable petrol models as well as several corded electric models to see if they're a better option than the backyard broom.
These cordless drills are for the serious DIY enthusiast.
17 Aug 2009 |
A cordless drill is a must-have tool for the dedicated do-it-yourselfer or tradesperson. CHOICE put 10 cordless drills through a tough set of tests to find which ones are up to the job.
The Lopper chainsaw is now available in a cordless version. We tested it to see how it compares to the original
19 Mar 2009 |
When CHOICE reviewed the corded Alligator Lopper we found it worked well and was easy to use but we had some reservations about safety.
Don’t risk your safety when washing the windows.
26 Feb 2008 |
Only three out of 12 household stepladders passed all our safety tests so choose carefully.
Are they all equal?
8 Jan 2005 |
We put seven multipurpose ladders to the test as well as five stepladders to see if they'd pass a "walking" test.