How To Determine How Much Mulch Is Needed

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by 1MajorTom, May 29, 2004.

  1. Kleen Kutz

    Kleen Kutz LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Ama,La
    Posts: 1,604

    Ok, do soil works out the same way also? Or what if your using 60 3 cubic bag of mulch. How much soil do you needed at 2" dept.
     
  2. grass life #1

    grass life #1 LawnSite Member
    from Gpt,ms
    Posts: 70

    mulch calculator.com
     
  3. Ready to Mow

    Ready to Mow LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,459

    I had a customer hire a guy and he told me the guy put down 8 yards of mulch. Now unless they went and got more I don't see them having put down anymore than 5 yards. They had a 7x12ft single axle trailer with about 1ft high siding around it plus what you could put in the truck.
     
  4. steven's noy

    steven's noy LawnSite Member
    Posts: 2

    ok so let me get this right. i have a bed the is 75 by 9 so the math problem would be
    75*9*.3/324=0.625 is that right???
     
  5. MissionViejoLandscaping

    MissionViejoLandscaping LawnSite Member
    Posts: 3

    Thanks for the tip! This will definitely help out in the future!
     

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