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Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by IRISH, May 8, 2002.

  1. IRISH

    IRISH LawnSite Member
    Posts: 46

    I need to know how to figure out how much bark I need for my jobs

    what is the formula to figure this out??

    thanks for the info.
  2. Merc145

    Merc145 LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 16

    [L xWxH]
    ----------- = yds

    If you need inches for the depth:

    6" = .5

    and so on.
  3. John Allin

    John Allin LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,489

    We figure 1 cubic yard of bark mulch will go 150 sq. ft. at 2" depth.

    100 sq. ft. at 3" depth.
  4. prairie

    prairie LawnSite Member
    from kansas
    Posts: 115

    All are great ways to figure. I use both to make sure I'm covered
  5. rkbrown

    rkbrown LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 533

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