## Calculator

### Use the following as a guide when determining the quantity of materials needed.

The coverage charts are estimates.

cubic

yards

yards

0.0

# Shape

**What shape is the landscaping area to be covered?**

Rectangular should be used for square areas or long areas like driveways.

# Width

**How wide is the area?**

Measure the total width (in feet). If the measurement is a fraction, enter it as a decimal. For example: for 3 1/2 feet enter 3.5

# Length

**How long is the area?**

Measure the total length (in feet). If the measurement is a fraction, enter it as a decimal. For example: for 3 1/2 feet enter 3.5

# Side1

**How long is the first side of the area?**

Measure the side length (in feet). If the measurement is a fraction, enter it as a decimal. For example: for 3 1/2 feet enter 3.5

# Side2

**How long is the second side of the area?**

Measure the side length (in feet). If the measurement is a fraction, enter it as a decimal. For example: for 3 1/2 feet enter 3.5

# Side3

**How long is the third side of the area?**

Measure the side length (in feet). If the measurement is a fraction, enter it as a decimal. For example: for 3 1/2 feet enter 3.5

# Diameter

**How wide is the diameter of the plot?**

Measure the total diameter (in feet). If the measurement is a fraction, enter it as a decimal. For example: for 3 1/2 feet, enter 3.5

# Depth

**How deep is the plot from the surface to the base?**

Measure the total depth (in inches). If the measurement is a fraction, enter it as a decimal. For example: for 5 1/2 inches, enter 5.5

## Landscaping Material Coverage

One Ton of rock covers | One cubic yard covers | ||
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240 square feet | 1" deep | 300 square feet | 1" deep |

120 square feet | 2" deep | 150 square feet | 2" deep |

80 square feet | 3" deep | 100 square feet | 3" deep |

60 square feet | 4" deep | 75 square feet | 4" deep |

50 square feet | 5" deep | 50 square feet | 6" deep |

40 square feet | 6" deep | 25 square feet | 12" deep |

20 square feet | 12" deep | ||

Above for rock up to 1 1/2" and sand, soils that are weighed. |
Above for soils mixes that are sold by the cubic yard |

## Landscaping Material Coverage Equivalents

Flagstone coverage | 125 sq. ft. per ton up to 1 1/2" thick |
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2"-4" rock coverage | 65 sq. ft. per ton |

5"-12" rock coverage | 45 sq. ft. per ton |

4" strip stone coverage | 65 sq. ft. per ton |

8" wall rock coverage | 20 sq. ft. per ton |

Wood mulches coverage | 100 sq. ft. per cubic yard |