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Old 03-08-2013, 11:53 PM
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Originally Posted by 1MajorTom View Post
This question seems to be a popular one in this forum.
A lot of people want to know how to figure out the correct amount of mulch for their landscaping project. So D Felix came up with a good idea to have the formula stuck to the top of this forum.

Here it is:

To determine how much mulch is needed, you take:

Total square feet x depth desired (in feet) / 27 = cubic yards needed

Figure out your square footage.
Take square footage time depth desired (in feet, i.e. 3" = .25 feet).
That gives volume in cubic feet.
Divide that number by 27 to get cubic yards. There's 27 cubic feet per yard (3'x3'x3'=27 cubic feet).
Ok, do soil works out the same way also? Or what if your using 60 3 cubic bag of mulch. How much soil do you needed at 2" dept.
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