STIHL GUY

04-03-2009, 07:20 PM

How do you guys figure the amount of mulch needed for a job? Is there a formula that you can plug numbers into to figure out? and is it the same formula for samll stones/ gravel? Thanks

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STIHL GUY

04-03-2009, 07:20 PM

How do you guys figure the amount of mulch needed for a job? Is there a formula that you can plug numbers into to figure out? and is it the same formula for samll stones/ gravel? Thanks

tyler_mott85

04-03-2009, 07:32 PM

27 cu ft in a cu yd.

take your width times your length and multiply that by your depth (will be a decimal. say 3 inches would be .25 because 3 inches is .25 of one foot) and that will be your cu ft you need. divide that number by 27 and you get how many cubic yards you need to complete the job.

If you're going bagged it takes 9ea 3 cuft bags per cu yd or 13.5ea 2 cu ft bags.

take your width times your length and multiply that by your depth (will be a decimal. say 3 inches would be .25 because 3 inches is .25 of one foot) and that will be your cu ft you need. divide that number by 27 and you get how many cubic yards you need to complete the job.

If you're going bagged it takes 9ea 3 cuft bags per cu yd or 13.5ea 2 cu ft bags.

grassman177

04-03-2009, 08:02 PM

or just go here

http://www.gardenplace.com/content/calculator/mulch_calc.html

or here

http://www.kamlar.com/calculator.html

http://www.gardenplace.com/content/calculator/mulch_calc.html

or here

http://www.kamlar.com/calculator.html

STIHL GUY

04-03-2009, 08:07 PM

thanks for the quick responces

CutApproved

04-03-2009, 08:47 PM

27 cu ft in a cu yd.

take your width times your length and multiply that by your depth (will be a decimal. say 3 inches would be .25 because 3 inches is .25 of one foot) and that will be your cu ft you need. divide that number by 27 and you get how many cubic yards you need to complete the job.

If you're going bagged it takes 9ea 3 cuft bags per cu yd or 13.5ea 2 cu ft bags.

THIS IS RIGHT ON,, it works

take your width times your length and multiply that by your depth (will be a decimal. say 3 inches would be .25 because 3 inches is .25 of one foot) and that will be your cu ft you need. divide that number by 27 and you get how many cubic yards you need to complete the job.

If you're going bagged it takes 9ea 3 cuft bags per cu yd or 13.5ea 2 cu ft bags.

THIS IS RIGHT ON,, it works

uph50001

04-04-2009, 02:44 AM

thanks this was very helpful for me to!!

STIHL GUY

04-05-2009, 10:48 PM

well im going out to measure on tuesday and im hoping to ge it spread on friday

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