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AndrewsLawnRanger
03-16-2006, 02:23 PM
i am perpairing my bid on a sod job

now the details
1287 sqft

how many yards of top soil do i need at 2 " thick

and how much earthmate

thanks

andrew

LANDSCAPER30
03-16-2006, 03:49 PM
i am perpairing my bid on a sod job

now the details
1287 sqft

how many yards of top soil do i need at 2 " thick

and how much earthmate

thanks

andrew When I figure it .....1287sq ft @ 2" depth=7.94 cubic yards
1287 sq ft divided by 9 =143 yds sod
1 bag of Fertilome New Lawn Starter:usflag:

steve in Pa.
03-16-2006, 08:30 PM
I came up with about 6.7 cubic yards of topsoil at 2" 1287/120 giving you # of tons @ 2 inches = 10.725 tons / 1.6= 6.703 cubic yards. never head of earthmate what is it??:confused:

AndrewsLawnRanger
03-16-2006, 08:38 PM
hey steve

earth mate is like a mix of compost leaf matter and peat moss and a bunch of other stuff works great with sod and planting bed

thank all for replying

andrew

Grn Mtn
03-16-2006, 10:10 PM
Out of curiosity, why the soil for the sod instead of tilling? I'm not a sod guy by any meens, but don't you want to roughly match the ph of sod and the new sod bed to help it take?

This sounds like a yardpro job and his dingo:drinkup: