"That would depend on which zone 8A--Penscaola, FL or Astoria, Oregon? Or? Need to know your temp extremes to offer suggestions that would work for you. Summers between Pensacola and Astoria are hugely different."
"Good eye Lorraine!
Yes it is a fire dept. ladder that failed re-certification & was required to be destroyed.
I drilled holes and screwed it to the support posts so it can't be used as a ladder.
Works great for the hanging baskets…"