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How much area will 1 yard of mulch cover...

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by Killswitch, Apr 20, 2006.

  1. Killswitch

    Killswitch LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 438

    In square feet...3 inches deep or thereabouts.

    I know its been covered before but me and the search feature dont get along.


    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,138

    One yard of mulch will cover 3 by 3 feet and 3 inches deep.
  3. MJLsLawnCareNmoreLLC

    MJLsLawnCareNmoreLLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 840

    I'm not sure if some members were joking around or are just really bad at math. :hammerhead: :clapping: :hammerhead:

    In any event a cubic yard of mulch will cover approximately 100 square feet at a coverage rate of 3".
  4. work_it

    work_it LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 976

    Where in the heck did all the other responses go? I thought it was against LawnSite's own rules to remove posts or are we experiencing more server problems? Were the rules rewritten recently, or are the moderators picking and choosing which posts to remove upon their own discretion? Sure...most of the responses didn't answer his question, but it's not like we were being nasty like some of the other threads with outrageously rude comments...which haven't been deleted. So, what's up with that?
  5. MJLsLawnCareNmoreLLC

    MJLsLawnCareNmoreLLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 840

    Yeah I was like the 12 post in this thread, now I'm 3rd. :dizzy:
    I was the only one with a correct response though.
  6. upidstay

    upidstay LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Messages: 1,575

    There is a mulch calculator under to the "Free Tools" tab at the top of the page. Try that.
  7. Dirty Water

    Dirty Water LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,794

    the mods here delete posts without any reasion or warning. Get used to it, its happened to me a bunch too.
  8. DESTEFANO3782

    DESTEFANO3782 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 44

    10x15 Feet 150 Square 2 Inches Deep
  9. sheshovel

    sheshovel LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,112

    How did you come up with that Turfdoctor????
  10. hosejockey2002

    hosejockey2002 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,195

    This is why they teach us to do story problems in the fifth grade.....:dizzy:

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