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ben fritz
08-20-2012, 03:37 PM
i have and area that is 110ft by 3ft, how much mulch do i need and how did you come up with that? Thank you

grandview (2006)
08-20-2012, 03:58 PM
About 3 yards at 3 inches deep.

ben fritz
08-20-2012, 04:47 PM
Can you please show me how you came up with that

grandview (2006)
08-20-2012, 04:51 PM
Before we tell you, try and figure it out first and post it,this way we can correct you and next time you'll be able to do it out on the job site. Not being a jerk,just helping you out.

Mike NY
08-20-2012, 04:55 PM
Sorry GV, gave him the formula. Then deleted so you could have fun.

ben fritz
08-20-2012, 05:18 PM
110/3=36.666/312.222/3=4.074 yards

grandview (2006)
08-20-2012, 05:26 PM
http://www.soilsupplyinc.com/files/MulchChart.jpg

ben fritz
08-20-2012, 05:34 PM
3"x"36"x1320"=142,560 cu" 142,560/1728=82.50cu' 82.50/27=3.06cu yards

ben fritz
08-20-2012, 05:51 PM
ok now how much do you chrage to put it in

grandview (2006)
08-20-2012, 05:52 PM
I do it for 50 a yard plus the cost of the mulch.

JNyz
08-20-2012, 05:53 PM
This is not rocket science.

http://www.landscapecalculator.com/calculators/mulch

Duekster
08-20-2012, 06:08 PM
Not being a jerk,just helping you out.

Oh yes you are :)

Should a just said a yard is 3X3X3 or 27 CU FT

I still like to run these in my head from time to time just to say fresh

grandview (2006)
08-20-2012, 06:18 PM
Oh yes you are :)

Should a just said a yard is 3X3X3 or 27 CU FT

I still like to run these in my head from time to time just to say fresh

Being a jerk,or helping out?:confused:

Duekster
08-20-2012, 06:23 PM
Being a jerk,or helping out?:confused:

Ladies Choice :cool2:

grandview (2006)
08-20-2012, 06:27 PM
Ladies Choice :cool2:

Door number #3 please.:clapping:

Duekster
08-20-2012, 07:03 PM
Door number #3 please.:clapping:

You will have to PM me on that one :rolleyes: