Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by skidster32, Mar 20, 2008.

  1. skidster32

    skidster32 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 105

    i know i know dumb question, i am working on a bid for a yard thats 954sqft total, i am having a hard time figuring out how many tons of black dirt i am going to need, at 3 inches thick. can anyone help me out?
  2. amscapes03

    amscapes03 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 398

    around 10 yards.....or 13 tons
  3. Mlc gmc03

    Mlc gmc03 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Posts: 324

    10 yards 1 yard of material will cover around 100 sq at 3"
  4. skidster32

    skidster32 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 105

    thanks guys
  5. PatriotLandscape

    PatriotLandscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    from MA
    Posts: 1,209

    what is black dirt?
  6. PSUturf

    PSUturf LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 663

    Black dirt is what the midwest folks like to call topsoil.

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