How Much to Order

How much to order (mulches, soil, compost, sand, gravel and stone):

  • Mulches and soils sold by the cubic yard
  • Stones and Sands sold by the ton (multiply cubic yards x 1.4 to yield approximate tonnage)

 

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COVERAGE TABLES

Amount (yards)
Wheel Barrows
Coverage
Square Feet (at 1″ depth)
1
5-7
20×10-1″ thick
200-300
2
10-14
20×20-1″thick
400-600
3
15-21
20×30-1″ thick
600-900
4
20-28
20×40-1″ thick
800-1200
5
25-35
20×50-1″ thick
1000-1500
6
30-42
20×30-2″ thick
1200-1800
7
35-49
20×35-2″ thick
1400-2100
8
40-56
20×40-2″ thick
1600-2400
9
45-63
20×45-2″ thick
1800-2700
10
50-70
20×50-2″ thick
2000-3000

For materials sold by the ton, the smaller the stone, the less coverage you will get. Also keep in mind that the larger the stone, the thicker it must be put down (you can’t make a 1″ thick layer using 4″ thick stones)

Amount (tons)
Wheel Barrows
Coverage
Square Feet (at 1″ depth)
1
5-7
15×15-1″ thick
225
2
10-14
15×30-1″ thick
450
3
15-21
15×45-1″ thick
675
4
20-28
15×60-1″ thick
900
5
25-35
15×75-1″ thick
1125
6
30-42
15×90-1″ thick
1350
7
35-49
15×105-1″ thick
1575
8
40-56
15×120-1″ thick
1800
9
45-63
15×135-1″ thick
2025
10
50-70
 15×150-1″ thick
2250

Tons to Order for Round Areas

Diameter of Circle
(feet)
1″ depth
2″ depth
3″ depth
9
65
1/2 – 1
1-2
2-3
12
115
1 -1 1/2
1 1/2 – 2 1/2
2 1/2 – 3 1/2
15
175
1 1/2
2 – 3
3 – 4
18
250
1 1/2 – 2
2 1/2 – 3 1/2
3 1/2 – 4 1/2
21
350
2
3 – 4
4 – 5
24
450
2 – 2 1/2
4 -5
5 – 6
27
575
2 1/2 – 3
5 -6
6 – 7
30
705
3 – 3 1/2
6 -7
7 – 8

The areas of coverage listed above are approximations. Actual coverage will vary depending on moisture content and compaction.

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