mulch - yard to square footage

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by bodisatvah, Apr 12, 2007.

  1. bodisatvah

    bodisatvah LawnSite Member
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    how many square feet, 3" deep to a yard ?

    how about if it's 2" deep ?

    my customer said the last time she mulched, she used 6 yards. my measurements total to 1938 square feet. at 100 sq ft /yard I get 19 yards!
     
  2. packer101

    packer101 LawnSite Member
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    LENGTH x WIDTH x (depth /12) / 27 is how many yards
     
  3. PatriotLandscape

    PatriotLandscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    from MA
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    free tools tab at the top of the forum
     
  4. PatriotLandscape

    PatriotLandscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    from MA
    Posts: 1,209

    you are right on with your calculations.
     
  5. vadeere

    vadeere LawnSite Member
    Posts: 247

    a cube at 3 in deep is 108ft^2
    a cube at 2 in deep is 162ft^2
     

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