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16 Sep 2020

Are the Aldi leaf blower and hedge trimmer any good?

We tried out Aldi's latest hedge trimming tool and leaf blower vacuum to see if they're the best choice for your garden.

Aldi's cheap hedge trimmer/garden shears cordless multi-tool and its leaf blower vacuum could be yours for less than £30 apiece.

These latest garden tools are available to pre-order now, or pick up in store from 20 September 2020, so you can spend the heatwave tidying your garden for autumn.

We tried out these tools to see if they're worth a spot in your garden shed.

Go straight to the top performers: the best hedge trimmers and the best leaf blowers we've tested.

Aldi Ferrex Cordless Grass/Hedge Trimming Shears £25

You'd be pushed to find any hedge trimmer for £25, let alone a cordless model. So what do you get for your money?

  • A handheld design with an extendable pole.
  • Tool-free switching between blades.
  • Three-year manufacturer guarantee.

You'll need either a 20V or 40V battery to operate this tool. Aldi sell them with the battery for £40 or £55 if you don't already have one at home.

Our gardening experts tried out this tool to see if it's worth a dash to your nearest Aldi. See what they thought by reading our Aldi Ferrex Cordless Grass/Hedge Trimming Shears first look review.

Aldi Ferrex Garden Blower And Vacuum £30

This multi-function tool can either blow leaves away or suck them up for mulching. Its features include:

  • A large 45-litre bag for collecting leaves.
  • Changing between blowing and vacuuming mode without the need for tools.
  • Adjustable blowing speed.

It might be a bargain, but is it up to the task of clearing your paths and patio? Find out what our Gardening Team thought by reading our Aldi Ferrex Garden Blower and Vacuum first look review.