# How do you calculate top soil?

## How do you calculate top soil?

Here are your three easy steps:

1. Figure out the square footage of the area where you want topsoil by multiplying the length time the width.
2. Multiply the square footage by the depth of the topsoil to come up with cubic feet.
3. Divide the total cubic feet by 27, since there are 27 cubic feet in a cubic yard.

How do you calculate m3 of soil?

It is easiest to calculate volume in cubic metres or litres. To do this simply measure the length, width and depth of the area you need to fill with soil in metres and multiply the three figures together to get the volume in cubic metres.

How many cubic inches are in a yard of topsoil?

A yard is 3 feet or 36 inches, and therefore, a cubic yard is 3 x 3 x 3, or 27 cubic feet(ft3).

### What is the volume of a 40 lb bag of topsoil?

A 40 pound bag of topsoil usually contains about . 75 Cubic Feet of soil.

How thick should topsoil be?

To spread over a garden bed, you’ll want enough to give you at least a 2-inch layer. To install a new lawn, plan to spread a layer of 3-6 inches of topsoil before sowing seed or laying sod, depending on the quality of your existing soil.

How much is a bag of top soil?

Bagged topsoil costs \$2 to \$5 per bag or about \$35 to \$180 per cubic yard.

#### How much does 20 L of soil weigh?

The weight of 20 liters of compost is approximately 4 kg.

How many bags of soil make a cubic meter?

25 bags
All of our soils and mulches are available to purchase by volume, weight or bag. There are 25 bags (40 litre) of mulch or bark per 1 cubic metre and 40 bags (25 litre) of soil per 1 cubic metre.

How much does a yard of top soil cover?

One yard of topsoil covers 324 square feet of soil with a depth of 1 inch, or 100 square feet with a depth of 3 inches.

## How many cubic feet is a 40 lb bag of compost?

: a 40 lb bag of “topsoil”, “compost”, “manure”, etc is generally around . 75 cubic feet by volume.

How deep should the soil be in a flower bed?

Eight to 12 inches is usually adequate. If drainage is a problem, or if the plants you are growing prefer drier soil, the bed could be taller and filled with a porous growing medium. Vegetable beds should be 12 to 18 inches deep.

How big is a cubic yard of topsoil?

Topsoil arrives in units described as yards but more accurately called cubic yards, as each unit comprises a soil volume 3 feet tall by 3 feet wide and 3 feet deep. The depth of the topsoil spread across an area depends on your needs. If you want the topsoil to be 3 feet deep, one cubic yard only covers a 9 square foot area.

### How can I calculate how much topsoil I Need?

Simply fill in the (A) width, (B) length and depth of the area you need to fill with soil (and select measurement units (meter, feet or yards for width and inches or centimetres for depth) and hit the “Calculate” button and our topsoil calculator will work out how many bulk bags of our soil your going to need.

How to calculate how many cubic feet of soil?

For you hand calculators, divide your total cubic feet by 27 (3×3×3) to get cubic yards. Be sure to check your calculations and confirm your measurements using a cubic yards calculator. Give this number to your supplier, who will usually deliver the soil to your location for a small fee.

How big of a bag do I need for soil calculator?

The Soil Calculator bag estimator is based on 0.75 cubic feet per bag. If you want to do the calculations by hand, then skip Step 4 above, and do the following: