Pine needle equations ?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Bunton Guy, Mar 19, 2002.

  1. Bunton Guy

    Bunton Guy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,919

    I know there is a equation for mulch and the depth. But is there a equation for pine needles ? down here in the south we dont use much mulch so any help would be great.
  2. KirbysLawn

    KirbysLawn Millenium Member
    Messages: 3,485

    One bale at 3" should cover appx 50 sf. Give me a call and I will give you the phone number for the guy I buy mine from.

  3. Lawn-Scapes

    Lawn-Scapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,810

    I get paid to pick 'em up and you to put down. :D

    Today I raked up boat load (actually 8'x4'x3') of pine needles from some landscape beds.

    You want 'em? :)

    Just curious.. how much does it cost for pine needles?
  4. Todd Cannon

    Todd Cannon LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    We have found that 1 bale of long needle pinestraw generally covers about 35 square foot. Sometimes they go a little farther and sometimes they barely make the 35. Hope this helps.

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