Darlac two handed compost stirrer / aerator

the big red £19.99
in stock - arrives before Christmas
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Buy Darlac two handed compost stirrer / aerator: <ul><strong><li>Comfortable “T” handle</li><li>Toothed blades for effective aeration</li><li>Easy lifting and mixing action</li></strong></ul><br>Avoid heavy fork work and stir your compost the easy way with this two-handed aerator.<br><br>Push it deep into your compost, turn and retract it and the toothed blades will unfold, dredging up anaerobic matter and creating pockets of air to speed up decomposition. As a happy side effect, your compost will become less whiffy!<br><br>Repeat the process every couple of weeks to keep things breaking down nicely. Suitable for use in all compost bins, boxes and heaps. <br><br>Measurements:<br>Height 78cm<br>Length of each blade 15cm<br>Width of handle 39cm

  • Comfortable “T” handle
  • Toothed blades for effective aeration
  • Easy lifting and mixing action

Avoid heavy fork work and stir your compost the easy way with this two-handed aerator.

Push it deep into your compost, turn and retract it and the toothed blades will unfold, dredging up anaerobic matter and creating pockets of air to speed up decomposition. As a happy side effect, your compost will become less whiffy!

Repeat the process every couple of weeks to keep things breaking down nicely. Suitable for use in all compost bins, boxes and heaps.

Measurements:
Height 78cm
Length of each blade 15cm
Width of handle 39cm

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20% success. Airation being the target, this tool fails.

3

Clumsy? Chunky (cheap?) design means it enters a compost heap moderately well. Pulling it out is easy... except it fails repeatedly to open up as designed? May as well dispense with the 'wings' since they add little.

pe2dave

Cambs

false

What a useful tool.

5

It has made light work of mixing compost

Jasmine

Worcestershire

true

A disappointment

1

I wanted to use this to stir compost in the compost bins on my allotment, but it didn't really do the job. It only worked when there was quite a depth of compost in the bin, and then the blades that are supposed to fold out didn't actually do that two times out of three, so I ended up with a lot of unstirred compost. Maybe the fact that I shred the compost before binning it has something to do with it.

Steve

Bradford

false

I would not buy this.

1

The compost stirrer has flaps designed to pull up the compost from the middle of the heap. Unfortunately the end of the stirrer gets caught up in the decomposing plant stems which prevent the flaps opening. No compost gets moved about.

Jack

Durham

false

Not as good as turning with fork but easier

3

It's ok to give compost a quick stir, if it's not too compacted to get it in. A fork is still the best way to turn compost but it can be back breaking, so this is an ok alternative

Shaz

Billericay

true

Compost stirrer

3

For use in plastic compost bins the handles are a little wide. The wings don't always open

Adam

Bath

false

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