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Calculating topsoil and seed requirements

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by Kestas, Mar 30, 2004.

  1. Kestas

    Kestas LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    I'm repairing my backyard lawn from some excavation that was done. I plan to place topsoil over the clay, seed, and cover with straw. I estimate roughly 2500 sq ft is bare.

    1. How much topsoil should I order?

    2. How much seed should I order?

    3. What type of seed should I order?

    The yard is in SE Michigan and sees a fair amount of shade.
  2. Lazer_Z

    Lazer_Z LawnSite Silver Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 2,578

    Kestas this site might be of some help it's www.gardenplace.com it will help calcuate Mulch,Soil and Seed

    Hope this helps

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