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9 of the best pocket-knives

Nine cutting-edge pocket knives for the discerning gardener.

A pocket-knife is one of the most useful to tools to have close at hand in the garden. Whether you need to quickly tie in a climber or harvest your vegetables from the kitchen garden, it’s a good addition to any gardener’s tool box. Here’s our pick of the best pocket knives for the garden.

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1

OAK HANDLE

Compact Pruning Knife

Compact Pruning Knife,
£37.99, Burgon & Ball,
burgonandball.com

2

SWISS MADE

Grafting Knife

Grafting Knife,
£12.99, Felco,
notcutts.co.uk

3

SERRATED EDGE

Best pocket knives for gardening

Perennial Knife,
£10.50, Great Dixter Shop,
greatdixtershop.co.uk

4

HARDWARE ATTACHMENTS

Opinel DIY knife

No. 09 DIY Folding Knife,
£30, Opinel,
conranshop.co.uk

5

SOPHISTICATED LOOK

Buffalo Folding Knife with Pruner Blade,

Buffalo Folding Knife with Pruner Blade,
£40, A Wright & Son,
sheffield-trading.com

6

COLOURED HORNBEAM HANDLE

Traditional Folding Knife in blue

Traditional Folding Knife in blue,
£12.95, Opinel,
amara.com

7

TAPER GROUND BLADE

General Purpose Lock Knife

General Purpose Lock Knife,
$54, Kauffman Mercantile,
kaufmann-mercantile.com

8

HAND FORGED IN JAPAN

Baishinshi Kogatana

Baishinshi Kogatana,
£119, Niwaki,
niwaki.com

9

HEAVY DUTY

Heavy duty pocket knife from letherman

Crater C33,
£29.95, Leatherman,
leatherman.co.uk

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All prices correct on publication.