Calculating Cubic Yards of Soil, Mulch and Stone:
The most asked question regarding soil,mulch and stone is, "How much do I need?". The chart below will assist you in determining how much material you will need.
- Determine the square footage of the area and find the number down the left side of the chart.
- Determine the depth of the material needed and find that number along the top of the chart.
- Where the two boxes intersect will be the approximate cubic yards of material needed.
* When calculating for soil, add 20% to the yardage recommended on the chart to account for compaction.