Let us help you figure out how much mulch you need!
To use this calculator:
- Step 1 - Select which material you will be using.
- Step 2 - Measure your garden beds and fill in the dimensions in the appropriate shape sections below.
- NOTE: The number of fields will automatically increase; fill in as many as needed.
- Step 3 - Select the depth of your chosen material.
The amount of materials you'll need as well as the total cost will be calculated automatically! Trasnportation information is included at the bottom of the page below your total.
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You may name each area to help distinguish between them. However, names are not necessary to calculate price!
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Number of 2 cubic foot bags needed: 0
Number of 3 cubic foot bags needed: 0
Not sure how much mulch will fit in your truck? Here’s an approximate guide referring to manufacturers’ hauling capacity values. Generally four-wheel drive trucks haul more than those with two-wheel drive.
This chart will tell you how many loads will be needed according to the respective truck type.
Generally your full size pickup truck will accommodate two to three cubic yards of mulch, while a smaller (S-10 or Ranger) type of pickup truck will hold one to two cubic yards.