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Old 03-04-2012, 07:38 AM
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Mulch

what is the best way to measure for mulch? To get it in cubic yards?
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Old 03-04-2012, 08:08 AM
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L x W x Desired depth in inches=

divide total by 324 for Cu. YDS


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Old 03-04-2012, 08:13 AM
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L x W x Desired depth in inches=

divide total by 324 for Cu. YDS


Or you can go to landscapecalculator.com
What he said....but I just do 300 it might give you slightly more but its a lot easier to divide by 300 in your head on the fly than it is to divide by 324. As rlee said multiply by inches....you have the answer for 1 inch multiply by 2 for 2 inches and so on
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Old 03-04-2012, 08:20 AM
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THANKS! For the help!
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Old 03-04-2012, 04:28 PM
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Another general rule of thumb is: 1 cubic yard of mulch will cover approx. 100 sq. ft., about 2" thick. A lot easier when you are on site to walk off the bed sizes and figure out. Just my 2 cents.......
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Old 03-04-2012, 04:39 PM
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Thanks again for the help
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Old 03-04-2012, 06:07 PM
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Another general rule of thumb is: 1 cubic yard of mulch will cover approx. 100 sq. ft., about 2" thick. A lot easier when you are on site to walk off the bed sizes and figure out. Just my 2 cents.......
The math would tell me 3" thick but if it works for you great.
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Old 03-04-2012, 10:24 PM
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What he said....but I just do 300 it might give you slightly more but its a lot easier to divide by 300 in your head on the fly than it is to divide by 324. As rlee said multiply by inches....you have the answer for 1 inch multiply by 2 for 2 inches and so on
Yeah, this way seems to be the easiest.
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