Measurements FAQS

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How do I calculate how much mulch I need? - 

Use our Project Calculator to calculate your next job.

What is a Cubic Yard? -

A cubic yard is 3 feet x 3 feet x 3 feet = 27 cubic feet.

Why do we sell mulch by the cubic yard when others sell it by the SCOOP? -

We sell mulch by the cubic yard, which is a standardized unit of measure. Buckets and scoops are not standardized. They can be misleading and are often used to conceal a small amount.

How deep should my mulch be? -

Typically, 3 inches thick is a good average.

How much material will fit in the back of my truck? -

A standard truck bed 6′ long will hold about 2 cubic yards of mulch, 1 cubic yard of topsoil, stone or sand. Smaller trucks will hold about 1.5 cubic yards. of mulch and about 1/2 cubic yard of topsoil, stone or sand.

How much is a cord of wood? -

A cord of wood measures 4’x4’x8′ stacked.