With the weather starting to brighten up here in the UK, we know that you may already be thinking about getting started on those outdoor maintenance tasks that you’ve been saving for the summer. Whether it’s mowing the lawn, cleaning the gutter out, or trimming the verge, now is the time of year to get them done!

Hedge trimming is something that we can definitely assist you with here at Browns Ladders. For over 70 years, we’ve been supplying a fantastic range of high quality garden ladders to both DIY enthusiasts and working professionals alike. We know what constitutes the perfect partner for safe hedge cutting, fruit picking and tree pruning - so here are our top 3 picks for our best garden ladders for getting that hedge down to size.

Hendon standard tripod ladder

A great partner for any keen hedge trimmer, the Hendon standard tripod ladder is very reasonably priced, and it’s suitable for use on uneven ground, slopes and steps. This is mainly thanks to the triangular footprint of the ladder, which offers you a stable position from which to work from.

Its compact, three-legged design allows it to easily straddle things like shrubs, low fences and small walls. Plus, the ladder offers a safe working load of 150kg, making it a fantastic product that can be used by amateurs and professionals alike. It’s definitely our to pick for doing odd jobs about the garden!

Henchman platform tripod ladder with 3 adjustable legs

The Henchman platform tripod ladder with 3 adjustable legs offers a nicely wide platform from which to work safely from. It has got plenty of room for your foot to rest on, which is what makes this ladder so comfortable, safe and secure. You can use this ladder on almost any type of garden terrain, as the feet are designed specifically for soft ground, which greatly reduces the risk of you slipping or sinking into the ground. The three legs also allow for greater access in difficult areas which is why they’re the ideal partner for hedge trimming.

Best of all, even with this ladder’s impressive 150kg maximum work load, the Henchman platform tripod ladder is surprisingly lightweight, making it a great option for working professionals who are always on the go and need something that’s easy to transport.

Henchman Hi-Step Garden Ladder

This fantastic Henchman Hi-Step garden ladder includes a stable, non-slip platform to work from, leaving you with both hands free to concentrate on the job at hand. The adjustable feet significantly reduce the need to use pins for leg adjustments, and the Hi-Step remains by far the safest platform that you can buy for working at height, trimming the hedge. The Henchman is built for a long, hard working life, making it the perfect option for working professionals like tree-surgeons, landscapers and groundskeepers.

These are just a few example of the vast range of ladders that we supply here at Browns Ladders. Whatever you need for your outdoor space, you can be sure that we’ve got the ladder to suit you. So, whether you’re just a DIY enthusiast in need of a new ladder to help you out with odd jobs around the house, or a full-time working professional, feel free to browse our collection of telescopic ladders, extension ladders, combination ladders and more right here on our website!

Can’t find the specific product you’re looking for? Feel free to get in touch with us by giving us a call on 01282 615517. We’re always happy to help!