Deluxe Pyramid Composter

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Exclusive | Our Convenient and Efficient Pyramid Compost Bin is Built to Last

  • Easy-to-use compost bin features innovative rain-catching "pyramid" lid
  • Turns leaves, grass clippings, garden debris and kitchen waste into nutrient-rich compost
  • Generous capacity makes it ideal for larger gardens and families
  • Made from rugged, 4 mm-thick recycled polyethylene
Watch: Using the Pyramid Composter 

Ready to move up to a bigger, better composter? We’ve used dozens of compost bins over the years, and have incorporated all the features we like best into our Deluxe Pyramid Composter. The lid is hinged so you can open it with one hand, yet it can’t blow away. Narrow side vents ensure good ventilation. Two sliding doors, front and back, stay open to make removing compost easy. Best of all, the signature self-watering lid lets in the right amount of rainwater for optimum performance. Convenience and large capacity at a great low price! Holds 12 cubic feet. Open bottom; add the optional Rodent Screen (sold separately) to keep pests out.

Product Details

  • Made of earth-friendly, 100% recycled plastic
  • 28" square x 34" H
  • Holds 12 cubic feet (9-1/2 bushels)
  • Assembles in minutes
  • Zinc-plated hardware included
  • Gardener's Supply Exclusive

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3.9

(based on 330 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (108)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (137)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (41)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (19)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Capacity (277)
  • Easy assembly (195)
  • Attractive (158)
  • Composts quickly (96)
  • Odor free (95)

Cons

  • Difficult to aerate (42)
  • Flimsy (13)
  • Needs solution added (13)
  • Difficult to assemble (11)
  • Pervasive odor (7)

Best Uses

  • Leaves & brush (226)
  • Kitchen scraps (223)
  • Fruit rinds (215)
  • Coffee grounds (192)
  • Ecological waste disposal (162)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (207), Getting started (85), Master gardener (30), Professional landscaper (3)

Reviewed by 330 customers

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5.0

Best ever

By Mungi

from Bastrop Texas

Verified Reviewer

Pros

    Cons

    • none

    Best Uses

      Comments about : Deluxe Pyramid Composter:

      I have had this composter for 12 years and still looks great.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Loving my composter

      By TK

      from Chicago, IL

      About Me Getting Started

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive
      • Capacity
      • Easy Assembly
      • Odor Free

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Coffee Grounds
        • Fruit Rinds
        • Kitchen Scraps
        • Leaves & Brush

        Comments about : Deluxe Pyramid Composter:

        Easy to put together. The lid was a bit awkward to close at first, but settled into itself after a day or two. I love that the lid stays up, hands-free, and closes tightly. I have had my composter for about a month and have been adding to it about 4-5 times a week. No odor as of yet. I have the rodent screen in place with success, as far as I can tell. I am loving this bin!

         
        4.0

        Nice, but...

        By HB

        from Dubuque, IA

        About Me Avid Gardener

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Attractive
        • Capacity

        Cons

        • Difficult to assemble

        Best Uses

        • Coffee Grounds
        • Fruit Rinds
        • Kitchen Scraps
        • Leaves & Brush

        Comments about : Deluxe Pyramid Composter:

        Nice, but not exactly the quality I was expecting. The composter parts are difficult to assemble - some parts were warped making it incredibly difficult to align and connect them... definitely takes two people. The lid, as other reviewers have stated, was a bear to get on. Once assembled however, the composter is attractive and discreet in our suburban yard/garden. The true test will be seeing hiw well it survives the harsh winter.

         
        4.0

        Attractive Suburban Composting

        By Erin

        from Indianapolis, IN

        About Me Getting Started

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive
        • Capacity
        • Easy Assembly

        Cons

        • Difficult to Aerate

        Best Uses

        • Fruit Rinds
        • Kitchen Scraps
        • Leaves & Brush

        Comments about : Deluxe Pyramid Composter:

        I am new to composting, so I'm still learning. It is too soon yet to have compost, but when I mix it, it seems to be coming along. This composter is a good size and has an attractive design which is great for being in a suburban neighborhood. There was a strong odor initially, but once I started mixing more often and added more "brown" that went away quickly. Mixing is a little challenging.

         
        3.0

        Not as nice as I had hoped

        By Michelle new gardner

        from New Milford, CT

        About Me Getting Started

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive
        • Capacity

        Cons

        • Difficult to Assemble
        • Doors do not slide open easily or evenly.

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about : Deluxe Pyramid Composter:

        We had the worst time trying to get the lid on. I was ready to dissemble the whole thing and send it back. My husband was sure they had send the wrong lid. I assembled and dissemble it 3 times thinking I had done something wrong. It just seemed the lid could not possibly fit. Finally with some brute force and getting things aligned just so, my husband got the lid on. The bottom panels do not slide up and down easily and they pop out of the channels they are supposed to sit in. Also, a small creature immediately burrowed under to get at the compost. I am going to get several 12" x 12" stone pavers to place under the composter to hopefully stop animals from digging under and into. Nice looking. Liked the idea of the bottom panels for getting at the compost. I think this could be a great product if the design was better.

        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Quality Issues

        By Don

        from Spring, TX

        About Me Avid Gardener

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Attractive
        • Capacity

        Cons

        • Flimsy
        • Needs Solution Added

        Best Uses

          Comments about : Deluxe Pyramid Composter:

          The rodent screen is a joke. It just lays in the bottom hardly big enough to cover the opening. There are no clips to hold it in place so the minute you pull compost out the screen will shift and the thing will be useless. The plastic frame itself is too lightweight. I agree with another reviewer. I did not have to drill new holes but I could barely get the lid on due to warping in one of the side panels. I look forward to using it but GS needs to put forth a little more effort in the quality of the product.

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I would buy this again.

          By Henry

          from Arlington, VA

          About Me Getting Started

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive
          • Easy Assembly
          • Odor Free

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Coffee Grounds
            • Fruit Rinds
            • Kitchen Scraps
            • Leaves & Brush

            Comments about : Deluxe Pyramid Composter:

            I put in all my kitchen compost as well as gardening compost. I'm just getting started so I haven't gotten any compost yet.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            sturdy

            By Clockman

            from Bellevue, WA

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Capacity

            Cons

            • Not sure metal corner fasteners will last

            Best Uses

            • Leaves & Brush

            Comments about : Deluxe Pyramid Composter:

            I selected this product since I think it will last longer than most composters. The design is fairly simple and the doors for removal of compost should not break. I also like that the top lid stays up when adding more leaves or grass clippings versus a lid that has to be removed. My only real concern is the metal fasteners used to attach the panels together. How long will they last??

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Composter

            By adele

            from Willis, VA

            About Me Getting Started

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive
            • Capacity
            • Composts Quickly
            • Odor Free

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Kitchen Scraps
              • Leaves & Brush

              Comments about : Deluxe Pyramid Composter:

              Working fine

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              This is a great composter - would definitely recommend it.

              By Dogsmomfor 3

              from Central Bridge, NY

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive
              • Capacity
              • Composts Quickly

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Fruit Rinds
                • Kitchen Scraps
                • Leaves & Brush

                Comments about : Deluxe Pyramid Composter:

                It's still very cold here so don't know about the odor problem but overall it's really a very nice product.

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