By far the most commonly purchased type of hedge trimmers are the plug in variety that run on electricity. There are some amazingly powerful petrol alternatives available too, that are particularly useful if you need to tend to hedges away from power sockets or have a lot of cutting to do.
In this section though, we’re going to focus entirely on electric models, which are incredibly popular across the UK to make keeping residential gardening chores a breeze.
Electric Hedge Cutter Brands
As with most types of products, you’ll find that hedge trimmers come in a lot of different designs and with a lot of different features. Some are made by big powerhouse companies that manufacture a wide variety of tools and equipment that you’re familiar with, whereas others are likely to seem a little more obscure.
Fortunately, we’ve done a lot of the research for you, and compiled it all into this section, organised by brands. Below, you’ll find a section for each manufacturer, and a link to each of the models we’ve reviewed in their range.
With their famous dark green coloured power tools, Bosch are one of the most well known brands out there for gardening tools and DIY equipment. As you would expect, their hedge trimmers are easy to get hold of and likewise simple to use and get used to.
Here are our Bosch electric hedge trimmer reviews.
Black & Decker
If Bosch are recognised as the green tools, then Black & Decker are certainly the orange company. Arguably responsible for bringing affordable power tools to the masses in the 1980s, Black and Decker continue to offer great value and high quality tools today, and their hedge cutters are no exception.
Ryobi are a huge global brand, yet a lot of people have never heard of them. They make all manner of power tools and appliances, often at very competitive prices. If you’re looking for electric hedge trimmers on a tight budget, Ryobi might be a very appealing option. What’s more, you’ll never lose them in the garage as their brand colour is an unmissable neon green!
Another giant in the tool world is Einhell, this time a red brand! They offer an impressive range of trimmers, with the electric models aimed at householders wanting to keep relatively small hedgerows and bushes neat and under control.