On the lookout for a new hedge trimmer? Whether your old one just isn't up to the job or you want something more powerful than a pair of garden shears to tackle your hedge trimming tasks this autumn, we've found a great deal at Argos today.
The best hedge trimmer is designed to cope with every trimming task you throw at it, and will keep your garden looking in great shape throughout the year. With this Black+Decker 55cm cordless hedge trimmer (opens in new tab) you can quickly get on top of your garden maintenance and make sure your hedges are kept in check this autumn. Reduced by £20, it's now available at Argos for just £145. Plus, you might be lucky and find you can reserve it for same day collection at your nearest store so you'll be able to use it this weekend.
Ideal for medium size hedges, the Black+Decker cordless hedge trimmer features 55cm hardened steel dual action blades for optimum cutting power. There's also anti-jam technology, which means it's easy to clear any potential jams that might be caused by cutting through a thick or hard branch. The cordless design means you don't have to worry about having access to a power supply near your hedge, and there's no need to have an annoying extension cable trailing down to the bottom of the garden when you need to trim hedges furthest from the house. Want to know more? You can find more details below, as well as info on how to buy this deal.
Black+Decker 55cm Cordless Hedge Trimmer - 36V | Was £170, now £145 at Argos (opens in new tab)
This 36 volt cordless hedge trimmer has a blade length of 55cm to make light work of medium and large hedges, so it's suitable for use in most gardens. It's easy (and safe) to hold and carry thanks to a soft grip handle and safety guard, while an anti vibration system removes some of the strain from cutting those tougher hedges and branches. Weighing just 3.1kg, it should also feel lightweight and easy to manoeuvre. It comes with a battery and charger, as well as a two-year guarantee for complete peace of mind.
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Want to check out what other hedge trimmers are right for your outdoor space? The Bosch Cordless Hedge Trimmer AHS 50-20 LI (opens in new tab) is a top pick for every trimming task. The Ryobi RHT6560RL Hedge Trimmer with Hedge Sweep (opens in new tab) is a top all-rounder, while the Flymo Easicut 460 Hedge Trimmer (opens in new tab) is a great-value choice for small gardens. Got really tall hedges in your garden? The Ryobi One+ 18V OPT1845 Cordless Pole Hedge Trimmer (opens in new tab) is the one for you.
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Beth's first journalism job was working for Real Homes magazine more than 18 years ago. It cemented her love of all things homes- and garden-related and she's never looked back since. She's worked for and contributed to a number of leading magazines in the UK, including Ideal Home magazine, Period Living magazine, Grand Designs magazine and Good Homes magazine amongst others, before returning to Real Homes magazine as editor. Now the editor of Gardeningetc.com, Beth's attention is firmly outdoors, and she's constantly inspired by how people make use of their outdoor space.
Her own garden is a really important part of her family's home, and they were lucky enough to inherit a space with lots of lovely mature planting when they bought their 1930s property.
Since then, they've built several raised beds for a veg patch, increased the size of the flowerbeds to find room for yet more of her favourite David Austin roses and her husband's collection of hostas, created an outdoor living room complete with comfy sofas and festoon lights, and not forgetting the biggest challenge of all – trying to fit in the ever changing assortment of trampolines, climbing frames and outdoor toys that are inevitable when you have two young kids!
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