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# Mulch Calculator

## Coverage Chart for Bags and Bulk

### To determine how much mulch you will need, measure the area you plan to mulch by length and width.

Desired Depth One 3ft³ Bag One 2ft³ Bag One 1.5ft³ 1 yd³
1″ deep 36 ft² 24 ft² 18 ft² 324 ft²
2″ deep 18ft² 12ft² 9ft² 162ft²
3″ deep 12ft² 8ft² 6ft² 108ft²
4″ deep 9ft² 6ft² 4.5ft² 81ft²

### How much Mulch do I need?

Calculate how many cubic feet/yards needed by using the following formulas:

### Bulk Loads of mulch are measured in cubic yards.

• 13.5 – 2 cu.ft. bags to = 1 cubic yard of mulch.
• 9 – 3 cu.ft. bags to = 1 cubic yard of mulch.
• 18 1.5 cu.ft. bags to = 1 cubic yard of mulch

Bulk loads of mulch measure 80–120 cubic yards per semi-load, depending on weight and trailer size.

The formula to measure the load while on the truck in “cube” form is:

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### Contact Information

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McLean, IL 61754

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