measuring

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by boonehockey, Mar 14, 2009.

  1. boonehockey

    boonehockey LawnSite Member
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    what is the most effictive way to measure plant beds accurtley. do you break them up into smaller pieces or measureit in one big chunk.
     
  2. Think Green

    Think Green LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,746

    BH,
    It is easier to break down irregular beds into simple shapes.
    After you have figured your square footage, give yourself a 15% increase to cover most undermeasuring. It is better to have a little more than a little less. Sometimes beds aren't exactly level and have sort of divets or slopes. The eccess mulch can and will be used efficiently.
     

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