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About This Product

Frequent turning is critical to distribute air and moisture throughout the compost pile. The FreeGarden FORK is designed specifically to assist to getting air and moisture to all areas of your compost pile. FreeGarden FORK is constructed of durable powder coated steel frame and solid steel winged aerator.


  • Specially designed wing tip to maximize the pile aeration
  • Easy-to-use, 32 in. long weighs 2 lbs.
  • Durable steel frame
  • Solid steel winged aerator
  • Simple ergonomic
  • Easy-to-use
  • 32 in. long weighs 2 lbs.
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Internet # 204841204

Model # EWC-31

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Dimensions: H 7 in, W 3 in, D 32 in


Product Depth (in.)

32 in

Product Height (in.)

7 in

Product Width (in.)

3 in


Landscape Supply Type

Composting Accessory




compost turner

Questions & Answers

Q:How does this turn? Is it manual or does it have a battery? Also, in the review the person says one of the pros is the turner is durable. But then the cons say it's not durable so is it or is it nor durable?
by|Jul 1, 2015
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A:  You push the tool down into your compost, and the blades fold up. When you pull the tool up and out, the blades fold down, which pulls the bottom material up to the top.

by|May 4, 2023

A:  Supposedly you push it into the compost pile and as you pull up the wings unfold due to material pulling them down. There is no battery. We did not think it really worked very well but perhaps it was operator error - a pitchfork did a better job for us. It is well constructed.

by|May 7, 2023
    2 found this answer helpful

    A:  It is manually operated. You push it down into your compost and the little stainless "wings" fold up against the green shaft. When you pull up on it, the "wings" unfold, pulling the compost from the bottom to the top of the pile. I found it very effective. I would rate it as highly durable. The shaft is painted steel and the "wings" are stainless steel. If anything was going to fail, it would be the pivot and this could be easily repaired with a bolt and nut. But given the small load experienced by this pivot, I don't see it failing.

    by|Jan 9, 2024
    5 found this answer helpful

    A:  Its a piece of junk! Its states that its made out of metal but when you get it its made out of aluminum. Aluminum is too soft to turn the compost so it bends making this item useless. Save your money and use a pitchfork.

    by|Feb 24, 2024
      4 found this answer helpful

      A:  It is manual & you have to have muscles

      by|Aug 18, 2020
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        Customer Reviews

        3.5 out of 5

        • 3.5 out of 69 reviews
        • 71% recommend this product
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        Simple design and easy to use.
        Simple design and easy to use. My last one lasted years and would have lasted longer with better care. Needs regular cleaning and occasional lubrication.
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        • Recommended
        It works very well to aerate my compost which I create inside big old barrels they could stop trash collection and our garbage won’t stink since there’s no food in it A word of advice wipe it clean after each use and store it in a big garbage bag it will last much longer that way
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        1 found this review helpful
        Not sure that this really does more than an old pitch fork. So far can only jab at the compost pile. Maybe it gets easier with practice. The company needs to post a how-to video for this product.
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          Sent a water spigot instead of a fork compost turner...
          Sent a water spigot instead of a fork compost turner and the packing slip said fork compost turner.
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          Good and useful
          The shipping was fast and the turner is of high quality for the price.
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          • Recommended
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