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Mulch Calculator

Mulch Is GreatNever Guess How Much To Order Again!'s compound calculator takes away all of the guesswork.Mulching is one of the most important ways to maintain healthy landscape plants. A mulch is any material applied to the soil surface for protection or improvement of the area covered.  Enter the values requested in the field below and press calculate.

  1. Enter the Total Area you plan to add mulch or topsoil : square feet.

  2. Desired Thickness of Topsoil or Mulch: inches
    ( recommends 2-4 inches when mulching)

Total Cubic Yards Needed:

Mulch Calculations

  • Fact: 27 cubic feet = 1 Yard

  • Mulch is typically sold in 3 cu. ft. bags thus 9 bags = 1 Yard
  • Example: If the Calculator says you require 5 yards of mulch to cover your area. You will need 45 (3 cubic ft.) bags
  • 5 (Yards) X 9 (bags per yard) = 45 total bags!

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