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Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by rustyb265, May 11, 2006.

  1. rustyb265

    rustyb265 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 67

    How do I calculate how much mulch I need to trailer in for a mulch job? THanks
  2. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,163

    (Sq. Ft.)*(depth spread)/27=cubic yards
  3. MMLawn

    MMLawn LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,569

  4. Tn Lawn Man

    Tn Lawn Man LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 479

    Length X Width = square feet

    sq ft X the number of inches deep you want to spread it

    That number divided by 12

    Then that number divided by 27
  5. cessnasovereign

    cessnasovereign LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 292

    I just always say one yard of mulch covers about 180 Sq ft of a bed with no previous mulch and one with mulch is 200 sq ft. It's not science but I don't go wrong.

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