quick rock question

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by jbannick18, Oct 14, 2007.

  1. jbannick18

    jbannick18 LawnSite Senior Member
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    I have a rock job which is going to cover about 200 sq ft. How much rock do I need in terms of yards and bags so I can compare the two. Thanks!
     
  2. Stillwater

    Stillwater LawnSite Platinum Member
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    you need to be more detailed with what you are doing,
     
  3. jbannick18

    jbannick18 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Wish I would of took pictures ><, its for a bed in the front of a house and a couple other small areas.
     
  4. Stillwater

    Stillwater LawnSite Platinum Member
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    I don't know what type of stone you are using but on average 1/4 inch stone to 1 inch crushed stone generally will cover 100 sq feet per ton 2 inches deep. that is a general idea don't use that quote to make a decision. their are many stone calculators on the web.
     
  5. lawnMaster5000

    lawnMaster5000 LawnSite Senior Member
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    use this to calculate the total Cubic Yards of product you need. Yes it is for conctrete but the calculations are the same for rock.

    Then you will have to compare the bags to the cubic yards on your own. There are 9 cubic feet in one cubic yard. See how many feet are in each bag.

    http://www.concretenetwork.com/concrete/howmuch/calculator.htm
     
  6. jbannick18

    jbannick18 LawnSite Senior Member
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    doh its lava rock, sorry
     
  7. KCLandscape

    KCLandscape LawnSite Senior Member
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    There are 27 CU Ft in a yard, not 9
    3x3x3
     

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