Compost top dressing calculation

Joana Williams

LawnSite Senior Member
Location
New York
Does anyone know how to calculate compost top dressing ?

I have a 2k sqft area i wanna top dress .5" after i have dethatched and aerated.

Thanks
 

beck

LawnSite Senior Member
Location
St. Louis, Mo
We keep to 1/4" for decent turf but can do 1/2" for close to bare dirt.

1 yard covers
162 sq ft at 2"
324 at 1 "
648 at 1/2"
1296 at 1/4"
 

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