Mantis Composting Accessories
Gadgets and handy accessories to make composting easier.
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Compost Activator – 2 lb box$11.49
Ringer® Compost Plus contains all the necessary organisms and nutrient sources to start the compost process more quickly and efficiently. Specially formulated to compost lawn clippings, brown leaves, wood chips, pine needles, twigs, etc. Compost Plus contains a proprietary blend of micro-organisms which break down materials. It's a nutrient energy source for a fast start, and is specially formulated to speed up the natural decomposition process for fast, complete composting. 2 lb. box.
It is portable and perfect for short term storage of kitchen compost. A special feature on this container is the carbon filter which helps to eliminate odors caused by composting materials. With its wide opening it is easy to clean off dishes directly into the container, and the lid design only requires one hand to open. All of the corners and edges are rounded so that it is simple to clean and empty, in addition to being dishwasher safe. The Kitchen Compost Container can also hang on a wall or cupboard door by way of two screw holes in the back. Holds 1 gallon.
This heavy-duty plastic tub makes it easy to collect the compost from the Compact, Back Porch and Easy Spin composters. At 6″ deep, it fits underneath so you can dump your finished compost right into the tub. The roomy 26″ x 20″ shape holds plenty of compost. Color: Black.
This big 5 ft. x 7 ft. tarp is better than a catch bag for collecting compost and mulch. It's made of a durable vinyl material that is easy to clean. Just spray it with your garden hose. You can also use it as a weatherproof cover for any gardening tools or equipment you leave out overnight.
Protect your ComposTumbler from snow, ice and harsh elements with this custom-made cover. It’s made of heavy-duty, weatherproof green vinyl to last for years of use. Fits ComposTumbler Original and Compact ComposTumbler composters.
Weather-resistant tarp protects your ComposT-Twin from winter elements or any other time when you're not making compost. Durable, waterproof, vinyl-coated. Has grommets at bottom to secure it to ComposT-Twin frame.
Accurately measures the moisture in your compost to let you know immediately whether to add water or not. Use right in the chamber of your ComposT-Twin. Also useful for houseplants.
20″ thermometer. Measures up to 220. Measures temperature of heat core of your compost. Helps you determine if your compost is properly “cooking”. Use right in the chamber of your composter.
Compost Moisture/Temperature Kit$49.95
Moisture Meter & Compost Thermometer. Special money-saving price!
Two useful tools to ensure quick, thorough decomposition in the pile or bin. Moisture Meter lets you know immediately whether your compost pile needs water. Compost Thermometer helps you maintain a higher temperature for fast decomposition of materials and to determine when compost is ready to use.
Mike McGrath’s Book of Compost$9.95
During his seven years as Editor-in-Chief of Organic Gardening magazine, Mike McGrath learned quite a bit about the nature and science of composting. And he's never stopped studying, because he wants to give the best, most up-to-date information to the listeners of his nationally-syndicated Public Radio show, “You Bet Your Garden.”He offers the fruits of his labors in this illustrated guide that reveals why compost is the answer to virtually every garden question. McGrath explains why compost improves soil structure; why it provides the perfect amount of food for every plant; how it fights plant diseases more safely and effectively than any chemical fungicide; and how to make your own. This is a must-have on every gardener's bookshelf! 128 pages.
Sifter Screen (for ComposTumbler Models)$42.00
Attach this specially designed screen to the opening of your ComposTumbler to unload a finer, more crumbly compost. Great for making your own potting soil, or a finer mulch for flower borders and shrubs. (NOTE: The Sifter Screen only fits the Original and Compact ComposTumblers)
ComposT-Twin Sifter Screen$44.95
The Mantis ComposT-Twin Sifter Screen makes composting easier than ever. When your compost is “cooked”, and you're ready to empty the barrel, just replace the door with the Sifter Screen. No tools needed. Now you're ready to sift out the smaller particles. Just turn the drum of your ComposT-Twin. Fine particles of compost fall through the screen into your container or wheelbarrow. It's that easy!
ComposTumbler Pro Pack (Original & Compact)$119.00
Everything you need for your Original or Compact ComposTumbler. Includes the Sifter Screen, Weatherproof Cover, two 2-lb boxes of Activator.
A stress free way to haul and unload almost anything – and it’s so easy! Perfect for hauling mulch, topsoil, compost, and more around your yard and to your garden.