How Much Top Soil?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by BASIC, May 23, 2002.

  1. BASIC

    BASIC LawnSite Member
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    Guys I need help please?We just had a driveway put in at our home and I need to backfill the edges.How do I figure out how much topsoil I need?On one side its about 750 square feetand I need 3"-4".The other side is about 225 square feet and I need 6"-8".Any help would be greatly apprecfiated.Thanks.
     
  2. rkbrown

    rkbrown LawnSite Senior Member
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  3. stslawncare

    stslawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    from DE
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    formulas for this stuff are on my website at www.nutrasoils.com under the charts page.
     
  4. BASIC

    BASIC LawnSite Member
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    Thankyou both very much,this is just what I needed.
     
  5. Mykster

    Mykster LawnSite Senior Member
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    750sq. ft @ 3" = 7yds.

    225sq. ft. @ 6" = 4yds.

    You sould invest in a caculator that caculates all the different measurements. There worth their weight in gold.
     
  6. BASIC

    BASIC LawnSite Member
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    Mykster,thankyou.Is there a specific calculator that can perform those functions and if so where can I buy one.Thanks.
     
  7. Mykster

    Mykster LawnSite Senior Member
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