Compost Aerator

Compost Aerator

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Breathe New Life Into Your Compost Pile

  • Aerates compost materials for faster decomposition
  • Simple, effective and easy to use
  • Padded handles provide comfort and leverage

You won't find a better-designed compost aerator anywhere. It has not one, but two sets of "wings" that fold back to plunge deep into the pile, then open to create new air passages. A must-have accessory for any composter.

  • 8" wide x 36" long
  • Durable steel construction
  • For left- or right-handed use
  • Minor assembly required
  • Allen wrench included

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Compost Aerator
 
3.8

(based on 280 reviews)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy assembly (148)
  • Composts quickly (64)
  • Sifts old from new (57)
  • Attractive (37)
  • EASY to use (31)

Cons

  • Difficult to aerate (49)
  • Flimsy (8)
  • Needs solution added (5)
  • Mulch not fine enough (4)

Best Uses

  • Leaves & brush (126)
  • Kitchen scraps (105)
  • Fruit rinds (94)
  • Coffee grounds (91)
  • Ecological waste disposal (76)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (172), Getting started (65), Master gardener (27)

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5.0

THIS WORKS!

By TJ

from Astoria Oregon

About Me Avid Gardener

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Composts Quickly
  • Easy Assembly
  • Easy to operate
  • Powder Coated
  • Sifts Old From New

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Fruit Rinds
    • Kitchen Scraps
    • Leaves & Brush

    Comments about Compost Aerator:

    We bought one of these years ago and it finally rusted away. This aerator is a great improvement over that one. More substantial and powder coated. It works great to aerate our compost. Highly recommend - it will cut down on the work you need to do!

     
    3.0

    Compost Aerator

    By Bamboo Man

    from Providence, RI

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Composts Quickly
    • Easy Assembly
    • Sifts Old From New

    Cons

    • Flimsy
    • Needs Solution Added

    Best Uses

    • Coffee Grounds
    • Kitchen Scraps

    Comments about Compost Aerator:

    It's a great design and the company has been great about support. Except for the lower handle that has to be attached and is by far the weakest part, it's quite functional.

     
    4.0

    Very helpful

    By Betty

    from Hallock MN

    About Me Getting Started

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive

    Cons

    • Hard To Get To The Bottom

    Best Uses

      Comments about Compost Aerator:

      It does stir things up, but I found it hard to get through the compost material far enough down. Maybe there is a trick to it that I hav't figured out yet.

       
      2.0

      Difficult to use

      By Carol Avid Gardener

      from Schuylkill Haven, PA

      About Me Avid Gardener

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy Assembly

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Compost Aerator:

          Difficult to penetrate the compost in the bin. I was using an old piece of rebar, and it was much easier to use. Would suggest maybe a pointed metal tip - ?

           
          5.0

          Sure beats a pitchfork

          By WYgypsy

          from Jackson hole,WY

          About Me Master Gardener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Composts Quickly

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Fertilizer Production

            Comments about Compost Aerator:

            Comes ready to use , is lightweight and does a great job turning the material in my mid-size composter.

             
            5.0

            Best compost aerator

            By Mark

            from New York

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Aerates compost easily
            • Composts Quickly
            • Easy Assembly
            • Sifts Old From New

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • Coffee Grounds
            • Ecological Waste Disposal
            • Fertilizer Production
            • Fruit Rinds
            • Kitchen Scraps
            • Leaves & Brush

            Comments about Compost Aerator:

            I compost ALL of my garden waste and ALL the leaves in the fall. Throughout the year I use the compost aerator to speed up the decomposition while adding kitchen scraps to it. It works real well in bringing material up from the bottom of the pile while letting air in to the entire pile.

             
            5.0

            This tool saves your back

            By Red

            from Fullerton, CA

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Sifts Old From New

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Coffee Grounds
              • Ecological Waste Disposal
              • Fruit Rinds
              • Kitchen Scraps
              • Leaves & Brush

              Comments about Compost Aerator:

              Always wanted this tool, glad I got one.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Works, but takes some muscle.

              By Amateur gardening fanatic

              from South central Ohio

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy Assembly

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Leaves & Brush

                Comments about Compost Aerator:

                Again, the flanges don't always open when the tool is pulled up. But it's better than a gray-haired grandmother trying to turn a compost pile with a pitchfork!

                 
                4.0

                Good product

                By Stephanie

                from Chesapeake va

                About Me Getting Started

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Sturdy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Compost Aeration

                  Comments about Compost Aerator:

                  Sturdy and easy to use.

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Much better than others..

                  By JaneJane

                  from Basalt, Colorado

                  About Me Avid Gardener

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Composts Quickly
                  • Easy Assembly
                  • Sifts Old From New

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Coffee Grounds
                    • Ecological Waste Disposal
                    • Fertilizer Production
                    • Fruit Rinds
                    • Kitchen Scraps
                    • Leaves & Brush

                    Comments about Compost Aerator:

                    This is my second one. My first one wore out after several years. Another replacement did not work as well.

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