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How To Figure The Area Of Your Landscape Beds or The Area You Want To Mulch:

1. With a measuring tape, measure how many feet long the bed is.  Then measure how many feet wide.  Multiply these two figures.  The total is the square foot area of that landscape bed.
2.  Decide how thick you want your mulch to be.  2" is average.  If you are just top dressing a previously mulched bed, you may wish to use as little as 1" of mulch.  Using the conversion chart on the back, you can figure how many cubic yards of mulch to order.  Or just call our corporate office at (816) 941-4700.  If you have the total area of your landscape beds calculated, we can help you figure the amount of mulch you will need.


A cubic yard will cover:

1296 sq. ft. 1/4" deep
648 sq. ft. 1/2" deep
324 sq. ft. 1" deep
162 sq. ft. 2" deep
108 sq. ft. 3" deep
81 sq. ft. 4" deep


A 3 cubic foot bag will cover:

144 sq. ft. 1/4" deep
72 sq. ft. 1/2" deep
36 sq. ft. 1" deep
18 sq. ft. 2" deep
12 sq. ft. 3" deep 
9 sq. ft. 4" deep 

1 square yard = 9 square feet
1 cubic yard = 27 cubic feet

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