Help on how much mulch i need

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by ben fritz, Aug 20, 2012.

  1. ben fritz

    ben fritz LawnSite Member
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    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
     
  2. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
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    About 3 yards at 3 inches deep.
     
  3. ben fritz

    ben fritz LawnSite Member
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    Can you please show me how you came up with that
     
  4. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
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    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.
     
  5. Mike NY

    Mike NY LawnSite Member
    from NY.
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    Sorry GV, gave him the formula. Then deleted so you could have fun.
     
    Last edited: Aug 20, 2012
  6. ben fritz

    ben fritz LawnSite Member
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    110/3=36.666/312.222/3=4.074 yards
     
  7. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
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  8. ben fritz

    ben fritz LawnSite Member
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    3"x"36"x1320"=142,560 cu" 142,560/1728=82.50cu' 82.50/27=3.06cu yards
     
  9. ben fritz

    ben fritz LawnSite Member
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    ok now how much do you chrage to put it in
     
  10. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
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    I do it for 50 a yard plus the cost of the mulch.
     

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