# How much mulch?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by rockcreeklawnser., Mar 24, 2003.

1. ### rockcreeklawnser.LawnSite Memberfrom MarylandPosts: 18

I puuled a bone head move,I cleaned out my office and threw away some of my paperwork.I need to know what square footage a yard of mulch will cover at 2-3 inches deep. Thanks in advance.

3. ### ParkerLawnLawnSite Senior Memberfrom KYPosts: 497

150-200 sqft 1 yard at 2-3 in

4. ### rockcreeklawnser.LawnSite Memberfrom MarylandPosts: 18

Thanks guys had some estimates to get out this afternoon.You all have been a great help!

5. ### Mike BradburyLawnSite Senior Memberfrom Fort Wayne,IN Zone 5Posts: 493

1 yd = 108 sq' at 3" deep.

I round it to 100 sq' to make it easy to figure.

6. ### timturfLawnSite Bronze Memberfrom central virgina, transition, plant hardy zone 7a, Posts: 1,526

Mike is right!!!!!!1

7. ### LWNMWR1LawnSite Memberfrom BARRE,VTPosts: 188

find the square footage then multiply by .0031 that gives you the cubic yardage to the INCH. eg

10' x 10' x .0031 = .31 cubic yards for 1 INCH for 100 sq ft.

if you want it 3" deep .31 x 3 = .93 cubic yds.