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Old 03-27-2007, 09:56 AM
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cubic feet into yards

I want to buy bulk mulch, i have a customer that buys 20 cubic feet, how many yards is this? what is the formula
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Old 03-27-2007, 10:07 AM
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1 cubic yard is 27 cubic feet. 3x3x3=27.
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Old 03-27-2007, 10:11 AM
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20 cubic feet is the equivalent of 10 bags of mulch from home depot...

1 cubic yard of mulch will cover about 100 square feet 3" deep 10'x10'x.25'(3")

One pallet of mulch generally has enough bags to equate 4.5 yards.
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Old 03-27-2007, 12:55 PM
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I want to buy bulk mulch, i have a customer that buys 20 cubic feet, how many yards is this? what is the formula
http://www.gardenplace.com/content/c...ulch_calc.html
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Old 04-11-2007, 09:11 PM
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1 cubic yard is 27 cubic feet. 3x3x3=27.
What he said.
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Old 04-15-2007, 12:23 AM
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20 cubic feet is the equivalent of 10 bags of mulch from home depot...

1 cubic yard of mulch will cover about 100 square feet 3" deep 10'x10'x.25'(3")

One pallet of mulch generally has enough bags to equate 4.5 yards.
I get asked this all the time in my Garden Center. It takes 13.5, two cu. ft. bags of mulch to = 1cu. yard.
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Old 04-15-2007, 01:53 AM
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All the info above is correct. I have a calculator that I bought at Home Depot that does all the conversions I need for estimating. They keep them close to the tool area at mine. It is yellow and about 7-10 bucks. Helps on alot of jobs.
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Old 04-27-2007, 09:45 AM
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what's the difference in 1 cubic yard and------ 1 yard?
inquiring minds want to know.
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Old 04-27-2007, 09:53 AM
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One yard is 3 feet or 36 inches long. Nothing more, nothing less....a cubic yard is a box(cube) one yard long on each side.or 27 cubic feet 3x3x3

IN many case though when you go to a nursery or supply house, folks say "hey I need a yard of mulch" meaning cubic yard....since getting 36" of mulch would be pretty useless....
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Old 04-27-2007, 09:04 PM
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Seriously you should n't be in business if you don't even know this basic of math.
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