1 cubic yard of mulch covers approximately 100 square feet (10' x 10' area) with a 2-3" depth
To figure out how mulch/stone you will need:
- Length x width (Sq. Ft.)
- Then, divide this number by 9.
- And divide that answer by 36 and multiply by desired depth (ex. 3 inches) = cubic yards
250 divided by 9 = 27.777, 27.777 divided by 36 = 0.7716
0.7716 multiplied by 3 = 2.314........ just over 2 yards needed.
*Delivery of mulch, soil and stone is available. There is a 3 yard minimum for any delivery and a $40 minimum delivery charge. Charges will be quoted based on distance from Garden Center.
How much does that bulk material weigh? (*please consider these weights when loading trucks and trailers.)
Topsoil, Topsoil w/ Compost, Compost, & Sand: about 2,200 lbs. (when dry) per cubic yard
Gravel #1,2,3, Stone Dust & Driveway Mix: about 2,500 lbs. per cubic yard
Cobblestone: about 2,800 lbs. per cubic yard
**Note: Being an organic material, mulch, when damp, is the perfect environment for funghi growth. While it may be an eye-sore for the homeowner this orange-yellow growth is not harmful to the mulch or plants and can be easily removed from the area by raking.