In the composter accessories range here at Mantis, you’ll find tools to help you get the most from your Mantis ComposTumbler. This includes sifter screens, thermometers and moisture meters that make it even easier to recycle organic waste and create quality compost.
For more help harnessing the power of your Mantis composter, get in touch for a free information package and DVD. We also have a helpful composting guide you can read online. Don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions.
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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.
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.
Use this 50 cm / 20” long thermometer to measure core temperature without getting dirty. Easy to read display, indicating Fahrenheit and Celsius.
Free with every Composter purchase.
A vast improvement on old traditional garden carts and wheelbarrows. Push down on the handles – the front of the cart lifts up to make rolling almost effortless! Ideal for use with our Original and Compost-Twin compostumblers.
The Loadumper™ garden cart has a unique hinged mechanism that lets you tip the entire cart, or just the tub, for easy unloading. Heavy-duty, non-corrosive polyethylene tub has no ridges to catch materials… so it is easy to clean. Perfect for hauling mulch or topsoil to your garden. It’s so easy to unload! You will wonder what you did before you had a Loadumper garden cart for your garden projects!
- Capacity – 113 ltrs / 90 kg
- Tyres – Maintenance free solid rubber tyres
- Assembled Height – 33in / 84cm
- Assembled Width – 29in / 74cm
- Assembled Depth – 45in / 114cm
- Tub Height – 22in / 56cm
- Tub Construction – Non-‐corrosive, heavy duty polyethylene
- Chassis – Powder-coated, rust-resisitantsteel
This Moisture Meter comes with a 20 cm / 8” long probe: Thus, you can measure the moisture close to the roots or in the core of the compost and not just superficially. The Meter will indicate Moisture Content on a Scale from 1 to 4. With the Moisture Meter, you prevent overwatering, which may be particularly hazardous with potted plants, and can make sure that your compost does not merely rot, but actually starts cooking. Runs without batteries!
How moist should it be?
Annuals / Biennials 1-2
Shrubs (foliage) 1-2
Shrubs (flowering) 2-3
The Moisture Meter comes with indications for more than 100 plants.
Sifter Screen (for ComposT-Twin)£39.00
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! (For Mantis ComposT-Twin composter only)
Sifter Screen (for ComposTumbler Models)£39.00
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 ComposTumbler)
Vinyl Cover (Original & Compact)£79.00
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. Size: 111cm (44in) Length x 117cm (46in) Width x 107cm (42in) Height (dimensions are approximate).