Easy-Load Wooden Compost Bin - Medium - 530 Litres - by Lacewing™

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Easy-Load Wooden Compost Bin - Medium - 530 Litres - by Lacewing™Easy-Load Wooden Compost Bin - Medium - 530 Litres - by Lacewing™Easy-Load Wooden Compost Bin - Medium - 530 Litres - by Lacewing™Easy-Load Wooden Compost Bin - Medium - 530 Litres - by Lacewing™Easy-Load Wooden Compost Bin - Medium - 530 Litres - by Lacewing™
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Easy-Load Wooden Compost Bin - Medium - 530 Litres - by Lacewing™Easy-Load Wooden Compost Bin - Medium - 530 Litres - by Lacewing™Easy-Load Wooden Compost Bin - Medium - 530 Litres - by Lacewing™Easy-Load Wooden Compost Bin - Medium - 530 Litres - by Lacewing™Easy-Load Wooden Compost Bin - Medium - 530 Litres - by Lacewing™
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Accurate description, arrived the next day, clear & easy instructions. Will be getting another soon, to rotate whilst composting. More...
Make composting easier and more efficient with this fantastic and useful wooden compost bin. Easy to load and unload thanks to its removable slats, you'll be wondering what you ever did it before using this brilliant innovation in your garden.
15 Year Guarantee against wood rot
  • Removable front slats - make it simple to fill this compost bin and dig out manure compost from the bottom
  • 15 year guarantee against wood rot - quality guaranteed in this brilliant compost bin
  • Pressure treated pine with smooth plained finish - strong pine is durable and attractive in any garden
  • Increased air circulation - wooden slats allow compost to aerate which is known to speed up composting process
  • 530 litre capacity
  • Height 65cm (2ft 1") X Length 92cm (3ft 1") X Depth 92cm (3ft 1")
  • Delivered flat packed - easy assembly
  • Wooden slats are 20mm +/- 2mm thick depending on moisture content
  • Download instructions for easy assembly here
Please see below for alternative sizes:

Compost bins can be tricky to load and unload, often with hole systems and sometimes even complete dismantling of the bin. This bin comes with removable slats, making it quick and efficient to use your compost bin. Remove only the slats you need to, when you need to with this versatile compost bin.

Our pressure treated timber really stands the test of time, as seen here in this great photograph from Mrs C showing her compost bin after 5 years of use.

Wendy Chamberlain on The Alan Titchmarsh Show, February 2012

Finally, a traditional wooden composter that's easy to load directly from your wheelbarrow - at a sensible price.
Developed by "Queen of the Allotment," Wendy Chamberlain

Optional Extras
  • Miracle Gro Compost Maker
    Add +
  • Cover For Wooden Composter
    Add +
  • Pro-Grow Peat-free Multi-purpose Compost 50L
    Add +
  • Primrose Compost Aerator L84cm
    Add +
Selected items will be included with your purchase

Thanks to Mr K for this photo of two of the Large 718L Easy-Load Wooden Compost Bins in his garden, he's also added strong wooden uprights for extra support in this exposed location.

Customer Reviews
Rating: 3/5

"Matters didn't start well, as the goods (2 compost bins) were left where I'd asked them to be put if I was OUT. But, I was IN; the courier just hadn't bothered to ring the bell - and it IS a loud ring! Upon unwrapping the two items I found them to be dripping wet - not just damp, but water actually running out. How long they'd been in that condition is impossible to say, but this was during the very long hot spell of 2018! They were so wet and swollen they had to be stood to dry out for 3 days before they could be assembled. One can only imagine the poor storage conditions at Primrose. There are no assembly instructions - one is advised to find a relevant pdf on Primrose's website, except that what is shown bears no relationship whatsoever to the product supplied. Is there no-one at primrose who takes responsibility for the accuracy of these matters? The best advice I can offer is to study the photo of a completed bin on the website, then the process becomes fairly straightforward. The parts themselves fit together quite well, (use a mallet) those that are already not broken that is. It was necessary to repair (glue and screw) seven bin front angled members before they could be used. Fully assembled, each bin was placed upon a double course of bricks to raise it above soil level, thus, hopefully, extending its life. At least, that's the theory! Overall, and very much taking into consideration the price, these bins are quite adequate and should give good service for a few years. Not, I would add in my opinion, the 15 years claimed by Primrose - they are not THAT good, quality wise. But, as with everything, time will tell."

Reviewed Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Rating: 4/5

"This is exactly what I wanted."

Reviewed Monday, 8 October 2018

Rating: 5/5

"Product was as advertised"

Reviewed Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Rating: 5/5

"Easy to erect and good value for money compared to others."

Reviewed Thursday, 13 September 2018

Rating: 3/5

"There weren't any instructions, either with the product or online for assembly, the closest was for a different bin. I'm no DIY expert but only managed to build it by looking at the pictures on the website. Pretty poor show on that front, even a one page document would have helped. Product as described though although a few screws also missing"

Reviewed Monday, 20 August 2018

Rating: 4/5

"Seem well designed and a good size, it remains to be seen how well they will last over the years, but overall very pleased."

Reviewed Monday, 6 August 2018

Rating: 4/5

"Relatively easy to assemble, although wood components were wet so the joints were very tight, one split so had to repair the joint. Pack of screws missing from one of the two bins I ordered. The bins look good now they are assembled and are an ideal size, very good value, I would order agan."

Reviewed Sunday, 15 July 2018

Rating: 5/5

"Good product, quick delivery. Looks great in the garden!"

Reviewed Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Rating: 3/5

"Good idea but needs modification to make the removable front slats work as intended, ie slide in and out relatively easily. Widened the slots in the removable slats and reduced the thickness across the slats between the slots. They now operate extremely well. Manufacturer needs to produce front slats differently from the static ones, ie wider slots and less thick wood. Slats easily broken at corners, mainly, and will need replacing. Good looking product but to produce the first two bins I had to use parts from the third bin which I must now get replaced."

Reviewed Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Rating: 1/5

"I ordered 2 items. The first delivery arrived and was just left in the middle of the drive way and only one item and that was not complete. Phoned customer services, very apologetic. arranged for re delivery of 2nd item and missing pieces. missing pieces arrive but no second item. Phone again "they are sorry". I'll get it delivered tomorrow. Again no item arrives, I waited in all day. Phone again, apparently the replacement item was never dispatched because they actually put the order for a replacement through the system. Forth time lucky they delivered. Finally I have all items even if the wood is damaged slightly in places."

Reviewed Thursday, 26 April 2018

Answer from Primrose: "Hi\n\nPlease accept our apologies once more that the item first arrived missing a unit and some parts and then that the replacement wasn't shipped as quickly as it should have been. I can see that the last operator you spoke with upgraded the shipping of the replacement to a Saturday service to ensure it reached you as fast as could be achieved. \n\n- Primrose "
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