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WEED TWISTER
Weed Control In Your Hands!

Reduce your use of costly herbicides with this smart and safe cactus weed control helper
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See this Powerful Cactus and Yucca Tree Pruner and Handler in Action!  Can a Weeder be a Pruner?

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From Tree to Trash in One Operation - with One Tool - No Gloves Needed! 

Use the Weed Twister to twist off sucker branches from yuccas and other succulents and grasp cactus leaves for pruning and disposing - Also great for removing and handling thorny tumble weeds!

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This Cactus Handler really works, for you...

Ever try to prune a cactus plant with an ordinary pruner or saw?  What tool do you use for trimming suckers in yucca plants?  Avoid the sharp thorns of cactus plants by using your Weed Twister to poke and support a large branch or leaf.  This Cactus Handler tool will allow you  to saw or lift cut stems and branches with 36 inches or more between you and the thorns.  Small yucca suckers can simply be twisted off with this amazing tool with a quick flick of the wrist.  See how easy this can be below...
Trimming large cactus plants can be sticky without a heavy-duty cactus handler like the Weed Twister.  Here a large stem of a cactus plant is lifted, cut and placed in a trash container with the help of this handy tool.  Avoid painful pricks from spines with this versatile tool.

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Some opuntia species can grow very large like the nopales or prickly pear variety shown here.  The Weed Twister is shown lifting and safely placing a large branch of this cactus in a trash container.  Gloves and other tools have severe limitations when addressing thorny plants like these cacti.

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Though yuccas are not cacti, they can still present problems because of their sharp edges.  Here we see the Weed Twister deftly twisting off sucker branches.

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From tree to trash can with one tool - no gloves needed here!  Grab sucker branches beyond the ordinary reach of your arms, twist them or pull them towards you, place them or plant them wherever you wish!

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We love our yuccas, but without proper grooming, the suckers weigh down branches and cause them to break.  The Weed Twister makes this pruning job a snap!

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For many centuries the prickly pear (known to Botanists as Opuntia or the Indian Fig) and over 300 relatives of its family were considered precious plants for the inhabitants of pre-Colombian Mexico. The natives cooked the greens parts of the prickly pear, as we do vegetables, and ate the fruit of this swiftly developing cactus every chance they could.  The prickly pear was brought to Spain by Christopher Columbus and from there it spread quickly throughout the Mediterranean.  In areas of Australia, India and South Africa, the prickly pear is a large threat to the ecological balance. The governments of these countries spend millions of dollars a year to control this "thorny" problem.  Most species bear long, wickedly sharp thorns protruding in clusters from evenly spaced aeroles. Surrounding the thorns are "glochids," fine hair-like fuzzy spines that cloak the surface of the aerole. These microscopic glochids are brutally painful and almost impossible to remove from the skin because of their fish-hook design. Even though a prickly pear may be visibly spineless, the glochids on paddles and fruits remain just as nasty.  Using gloves is also problematic because the glochids remain in the glove fibers and leather to attack your skin in subsequent encounters.

The aromatic, colorful fruit of the prickly pear is full of small seeds which can be eaten without any problem. The prickly pear is low in calories, is fairly high in proteins and is high in vitamin C. It is usually served with other fruit (banana, cantaloupe, kiwi) or eaten plain with a little lemon juice squeezed on it (and served very cold).  Use the Weed Twister to pick prickly pear fruits from the stems by twisting at the base.  Spines and glochids of prickly pear fruits and pads can be burnt off by holding over flames with metal thongs. 

The Weed Twister can also be used to pluck off yucca tree suckers from branches simply by enclosing the stem base in the coils and twisting or pulling.  Branches of yuccas and other succulents as long as 12 inches or longer can be tagged and twisted or yanked off with this tool.  This is especially convenient when the suckers are beyond the reach of your arms or other tools.  Once the branch is removed from the tree, just place it in your trash container in one operation!  You can also replant it, if you wish, by using your Weed Twister to dig a small hole and place the stem in the hole.  This one tool does it all!

 

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In recent years the spread of the prickly pear has been checked in some areas by using a type of Mexican moth that devours the leaf branches.  The plant is resistant to fire and grows quickly in warm climates.  Cultivation and hand tools like the Weed Twister offer solutions in appropriate situations.

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When you're ready to buy your next weed pulling tool ask yourself:

  1. Can it pull out weeds with roots as deep as 6 to 12 inches or greater?
  2. Can it twist out networked grasses, vines and prostrate stems?
  3. Can it also work like a precise hoe against new seedlings and grasses?
  4. Is it a good match against all my most troublesome weeds?
  5. Can it help to reduce my dependence on herbicides?
  6. Is it strong but light weight and easy to carry around?
  7. Does it have a long handle, as long as 36-60 inches?
  8. Can I use my drill to replace manual twisting on some models?
  9. Can my drill-powered tool also be used manually?

If the answer to ALL these questions is YES, Buy It!
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