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cost of topsoil

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by mike lane lawn care, May 2, 2006.

  1. mike lane lawn care

    mike lane lawn care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,707

    i am about to call around for prices on 3 cubic yards of topsoil. what should i expect for prices, so i know whether or not i'm getting screwed. thanks all.
  2. mrbray101

    mrbray101 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 251

    I think its somewhere around 12-15/yard here. (FL)
  3. lawnspecialties

    lawnspecialties LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,524

    $15/cubic yard screened plus delivery. Free delivery if over 10 yards.
  4. JJLandscapes

    JJLandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 682

    6 yards delivered for $90 is advertised in ny so $15 delverd
  5. jmurphy

    jmurphy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 273

    Wow those are cheap prices. I get mine for 33 a yard with a 55 delivery charge.
  6. 2004F550

    2004F550 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 271

    we get $26 yard delivered 5 miles with a minimum of 5 yards w/o an extra charge
  7. sheshovel

    sheshovel LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,112

    $38.00 a yard here
  8. MysticLandscape

    MysticLandscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,020

    Lets see, my friends dad sells it to me for $10 a yard, and the local nursery is $29 a yard.
  9. CutRight

    CutRight LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 257

    can buy it off constructions sites for around $10/yard from contractors i know. or get it from the local mine at $16 a ton, $19.50 a ton delievered.

    the people at the mine use a factor of 1.4 tons per yard of topsoil. some advice....you dont want to buy topsoil when it had just rained because if you're paying by weight, then you are paying extra for water content.
  10. start2finish

    start2finish LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 497

    we sell topsoil for $12/yard. $60 min del charge inside of 30 miles (6-7 yards each trip)

    $10/yard picked up 6PM-8PM Mon-Fri 7AM-1159AM Sat, Sun- yeah right.

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