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Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by FinalCut05, Mar 30, 2006.

  1. FinalCut05

    FinalCut05 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 79

    On Monday me and a friend, hand layed over 5000 pounds of mulch. All bagged in 6 hours. That was the longest day ever! And the job isnt even over yet. Now I know when a job is too big for me.
  2. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,465

    Why didn't you use bullk mulch instead?
  3. BSDeality

    BSDeality LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,849

    how the hell much is 5,000lbs of mulch?
  4. mexiking

    mexiking LawnSite Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 565

    how many yards is that?
  5. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,163

    SPEAK LANDSCAPERS LANGUAGE!!lol, i too would be interested in knowing the yardage of that mulch job
  6. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,465

    How many bags then we'll know .
  7. lawnkid

    lawnkid LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 935

    Well mulch typically weighs around a quarter to a third ton (if wet) per yard bulk so probably around 8-10 yards.
  8. sheshovel

    sheshovel LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,112

    25lb bags?10lb bags? 1lb bags what????

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