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Economy Gardener Pack
Portable Composter Bins
1 x Lift Pin (Complimentary)
6 x Compot Bases – Green Virgin material
6 x Compot Lids – Green Virgin material
8 x Metal Stakes
2 x Propagator Tops
These Portable Composter Bins with 2 propagator tops are ideal for a large family or someone with a large garden who loves composting and gardening.
Six Compots and Lids plus two Propagator Tops give you more options to compost and propagate thereby improving your garden experience.
Or you simply want an easy way to nourish and fertilise your garden naturally.
If you are a family of 4 or 5 and produce at least a bucket of waste every two days you will most likely need this pack.
Once you start collecting your waste and realise you need more you can always order more then.
It is difficult to know exactly how much waste you produce until you actually start collecting it.
Therefore it is best to try a few to gauge how they work in your area and if you need more you can always order more.
With a large family, you may not have time to garden but hate throwing your waste in your council bin.
The Compot can be a waste disposal system that takes ALL your kitchen waste – not just some of it.
So even if you never get time to garden you can still improve your soil in your garden.
To make it even easier get the kids to do it for you while learning how to care for their environment.
Easy to spread around the garden
These portable composter bins make it easy to spread them around your garden and just rotate filling them.
If you keep up the water to your garden and cover your garden bed with something to stop evaporation, you will make it easier for worms to move around your garden.
Hence they spread their goodness as they go from pot to pot without any extra help from you.
And all you have to do it top them up with your waste. No turning or hard work involved.
The soil is improved as nutrients and water leach from the pots and consequently, you get better plant growth.
If you don’t have enough waste you can always go and raid a fruit shop or juice shop for their waste.
I have raided shopping center bins for extra waste. But leave the good food for the dumpster divers. Then need to eat too.
Or just put whatever you have each week into a different pot so it nourishes more parts of your garden without having to spread compost.
With two tops you have plenty of options to propagate and if you need more you can always add them to your order spreading the cost of the post over more items.
It’s best if you fill out a custom quote if you want a different pack than those listed.
In the end, it comes back to you and what you want to achieve in your garden.
8 Composting Methods
Life Cycle of the Black Soldier Fly
12 Things to Consider when choosing a Composter
Quick Comparison Guide
Compot Height: 23cm
Compot Diameter: 24cm
Lid Height: 4cm
Lid Diameter: 23cm outer; 19.5cm inner
Combined Height: 26cm
Capacity: 10 litres per pot
Depth of hole to dig: 23cm
Compot Top Height: 21cm
Compot Top Width: 21.5cm to 23cm
Stakes – Length: 11cm Width: 2.5cm
Lift Pin Length: 10cm Tab: 2cm Circle: 4.5cm
Combined Pot and Top Height: 44cm
Box Dimensions for shipping: 26cm x 26cm x 42cm
Weight for shipping: 5kgs
Add 1 kg for each 1kg of garden products if added to an order.
The green Compots are made from virgin plastic material that should last you roughly 10 years plus in the garden. There are no harmful chemicals in this material and it should not break if you stand on the lid. The lid will usually push into the pot rather than break. If you hit it with a rotary hoe (as one customer did) it will no doubt get chopped up. The lid is designed to take the weight of a 50 Kg child who might run across it. I personally have jumped on them and the lid usually just pushes inside the Compot Base. The product is guaranteed for 2 years under normal circumstances, but it should last much longer than 2 years so you get many valuable years of use out of your Compots.
The Compot Top is made of clear plastic with a small amount of UV stabilizer added. This means it will last for several years in your garden before it deteriorates. I have had one in the garden in the same spot every day for 5 years now and it is still going strong. There is no reason why you won’t get 10 years of use out of it as you will most likely not have it in the sun every single day like I have done to test its endurance.
To post one Compot cost the same as three Compots (unless you live in Brisbane where the rates are generally less than most other areas) so consider the postage costs when you order to get the best value out of your post.
After 3 Compots it costs roughly the same to post up to 14 Compots depending on where you live. You can test different bundles for postage costs by entering your suburb details and requesting a quote. Just don’t follow through with the order. Try another bundle to compare postage costs, and then make your choice on the bundle you want. Or call us if you can’t work this out.
Please be aware of excessive postage as the program will charge you for every bundle you purchase if ordering two different bundles. This is easily resolved with a custom quote or by calling us. If you make a mistake with the postage we refund you the difference or you can top up your order with some garden supplements if it is a small amount.
If for any reason you feel the postage to your area is excessive (and sometimes it is too remote areas) please email us or go to this link at Australia post and check if the postage is better using the box dimensions and weight listed above, plus your area code and suburb, and our area code and suburb (4005 New Farm).
Click here for instructions on how to calculate postage with Australia post.
If you get no satisfaction with the post then please call us or email us and see if we can’t help you get a better deal.
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All care is taken to produce a quality product that will work for you all day every day giving you many years of satisfaction, as well as naturally fertilizing your garden, reduced council waste and therefore reduce greenhouse methane gas emissions.
Please see our returns and refunds policy if you are not satisfied with your purchase but please call us first. It is very rare for the Compot not to work and you might just need a little extra information.
Or check out our FAQs and Tips and Tricks page.
The Compot and Propagator Top is a versatile system used for direct composting as well as propagating seeds on top of the pot without the need of greenhouses and warming trays to grow your seeds. The Top acts like a mini greenhouse or terrarium maintaining a stable warm moist environment under the top while the compost below creates just enough heat as it decomposes to keep your little seeds warm enough to germinate. You can use this in a veggie garden or inside a chicken coop. So not only are you disposing of all your waste you are using the energy from the composting material to create warmth and moisture for growing new plants.
Depending on where you live, what your climate is like, and your garden environment will depend on whether you should propagate in the shade or directly in the sun. If your climate is too hot then generally speaking you will find propagating in a shady area or partly shaded area might work better for some seeds. In winter you might find direct sun works best. But like all gardening, it can be a bit of trial and error in your specific conditions.
It is great for growing wheatgrass to juice, put in a salad or feed to your chickens. In winter wheat will sprout readily for cutting in less than ten days. In summer it can take longer because wheat is a winter crop.
You can also use the Propagator Top over any small plant or seed directly in the garden to keep slugs and bugs off your new little seedlings. Hold it in place with the four stakes-placed through the holes in the tabs on the side of the Propagator Top.
8 Methods of Composting
Life Cycle of the Black Soldier Fly