View Full Version : Mulch placing

03-23-2003, 11:18 PM
On average, how long does it take 1 man to put down a yard of mulch? I realize plants and terrain will affect the time. I'll give you my scenario: I don't have a dump truck so I have to get the product delivered. It is usually dumped on the street or in the driveway, and I jockey it from there. Most of my props are hilly with well established plants. I use a wheelbarrow and a 10 cu ft cart that I tow with a walk behind. No matter how fast I go it usually takes me 1 to 1 1/2 hr to place 1 yd of product. :confused:

03-24-2003, 02:11 PM
That sound about right. One yard an hour. A helper and I put down six yards in four hours once and we could have gone alot faster.

Mike Bradbury
03-25-2003, 12:52 AM
FLAT here, if I don't have to push it say, more than 100'. I can do 2 yds per hour with no problem. I'm sure I could make 3 if I ran :)