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MEADOWS FARMS BULK PRODUCTS                                                Mulch Calculator

Mulch                                                                                                

Double shredded hardwood mulch puts a finishing touch to your landscaping as well as providing insulation during the winter and improving water retention in summer.

Topsoil

Quality shredded topsoil for general purpose use throughout your yard. Ideal as a filler soil when building rock walls or raised beds.

Orgro

Superior quality compost provides a high quality source of plant nutrients and organic matter. Contains lime and slow-release fertilizer. Ideal for lawns and vegetable gardens.

Leafgro/Leaf Compost

Superior quality compost. Very versatile soil conditioner used as a source of humus and organic matter for soil improvement. Ideal for planting trees, shrubs and flower gardens.

 

HOW MUCH DO I NEED TO COVER A 100 SQUARE FOOT AREA?

DEPTH                AMOUNT OF BULK MATERIAL

1"                                      1/3of a yard

2"                                      1/2 of a yard

3"                                      1 yard

4'                                       1 1/4 yards

5"                                       1 1/2 yards

6"                                       2 yards

 

SHOULD I BUY IT BY THE BAG OR IN BULK?

One Cubic Yard of Mulch = NINE 3 Cubic Foot Bags of Mulch

One Cubic Yard of Topsoil = TWENTY SEVEN 1 Cubic Foot Bags of Topsoil

One Cubic Yard of "Leaf" = TWENTY SEVEN 1 Cubic Foot Bags of Planting Mix

One Cubic Yard of Orgro = TWENTY SEVEN 40 lb Bags of Compost

 

Mulch weighs approximately  1,000 pounds per cubic yard.

Topsoil weighs approximately 1,600 pounds per cubic yard.

A full size pick- up truck can carry approximately 2 yards of mulch or 1 yard of topsoil.

(ALL WEIGHTS AND COMPARISONS ARE APPROXIMATE)