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Westland Compost maker
This garotta compost maker is suitable for composting all garden and kitchen wastes.
- Prickle 2-3 tablespoons per m2 over each 8cm (3″) layer of new material. Water the heap if the waste is dry or woody. A watering can holding between 5 and 8 litres (1 to 1½ gallons) is ideal as this should ensure that the new material is thoroughly wet. Repeat each time a layer of fresh material is added. When the compost heap is full, leave for 6-8 weeks to compost down completely. Only add fresh material such as lawn clippings, garden weeds and raw kitchen vegetable peelings. Never add cooked food of any kind as this can attract vermin. Shred or cut waste into smaller pieces where possible, especially woody stems. Cover the heap to retain moisture. Turn heap regularly in order to allow in air which is needed for the composting process and for faster results. When ready, spread the compost on your garden as a mulch or soil improver, leaving any material not fully composted as the base for a new heap.
Features and benefits
Garotta Compost Maker speeds up the natural composting process
- Speeds up home composting
- Blend of Nitrogen and pH buffering ingredients
- Kills off weeds
- Provides food to promote bacterial growth and encourage the temperature to rise
- Ready to use
Health and safety
Please note that this item has additional safety or regulatory datasheets available. The product may have possible health and safety hazards covered in these documents. Refer to the container for full information and always follow the instructions.
Very good compost maker.
Gliderman - 3 years ago
It produces a very good compost when used with a good balance of compost material.
BarbaraO - 3 years ago
It is doing the job nicely. Next year we will have our own compost.
GOOD AND RELIABLE
Themanthatcan - 4 years ago
I used this last year on my compost, I have two bins. As an experiment I used this product on one bin, the other was just turned regularly. I can say without doubt that Garotta certainly sped things up. Remember to turn and keep moist, you can't go wrong!
It's a bit too early to review
Dave126 - 4 years ago
I use 'compost maker' once every year when I turn the heap. I have not used this particular brand before, but those that I have used in the past have worked well. I won't be able to pass a definitive view until I come to spread the compost, planned for November this year, but I'm expecting the usual results.