How to use a Fiskars Stand-Up Weeder

The Fiskars Stand-Up Weeder makes weeding a pleasure instead of a chore. Much better for your back than constantly bending down and standing up with traditional weeding tools, it is quite straightforward to operate. Here are a few tips from Fiskars to help you get started.

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In the image above, you can see the 3 stainless steel claws that grab the weed by the root, the foot platform used to force the claws down to the root of the weed, and the ejector handle used to eject the weed into a garden bag.

Place the weeder over the center of the weed:

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Stand on the foot platform, to force the blades into the ground:

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Pull the handle forward, to engage the blades:

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Pull the weed out, and push the ejector handle to release the weed into a garden bag:

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And you’re done! No need for pesticides, or back-breaking labor. Have a look at our reviews of garden weeders​ for more information.

You can also read up on the differences between stand-up weeders ​and traditional hand weeders.

  • Updated October 31, 2019
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