The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening Tools, Equipment and Buildings
Chapter: Chapter 5: Machines and Machinery

Wall-tree ladder

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1898. The common wall-tree ladder differs from those used in other arts in having two pieces of ten or twelve inches in length, projecting at right angles from the upper end, the use of which is to avoid injuring the trees, by keeping the top of the ladder at a small distance from the wall, and thus admitting of the operation of nailing, as well there as elsewhere.