Tree/Plant Problems

Garden Articles

Care of Bedding Plants

Care of House Plants

Sod and Grass Maintenance Tips

Lawn/Plant care ebooks

How to Plant Vegetables

Care for Your Orchids

Southwest Tree Photos

Southwest Shrub Photos

Southwestern Garden Books



Website Design in Las Cruces




    HOME - NEWSLETTER - LOCATION - GARDEN TOOLS - PHOTO TOUR - ABOUT US - CONTACT US - NATURE HILLS - ASK GARY - LOCATION - GARDEN TOOLS - FOUNTAINS - SITE MAP - GUZMAN'S BLOG - OUTDOOR COOKING - MONTHLY GARDENING - WEED CONTROL - GARDEN SCOOT - GARDENING EBOOKS



    Calculating Top Soil Measurements



    = Total sq. ft.
    1. Measure your lawns length and weidth.
    2. Now mutiply the measurements.
    3. Total is the amount of sq. ft. you will need.

     

    = Total sq. ft.
    4. If you have more than one area just add all the total areas together.

     

    Caculate how much top soil, compost, or mulch needed

    1. Decide what depth you want your soil to be.

    Total Area: square feet

    Thickness of Topsoil or Mulch: inches

    Total Cubic Yards Needed:

    Handy Conversions for topsoil

    1ft = 12 inches
    1ft squared = 144 inches squared
    1 yd squared = 9 feet squared
    1 cubic yd = 27 cubic feet
    Gallons in pond= cubic ft x 7.48

    Application Rates

    3 cubic foot

    1" deep is 36 square ft.
    2" deep is 18 square ft.
    3" deep is 12 square ft.
    4" deep is 9 square ft.




    1.5 cubic foot

    1/4" deep is 72 square ft.
    1/2" deep is 36 square ft.
    1" deep is 18 square ft.
    2" deep is 9 square ft.
    3" deep is 6 square ft.

    1 cubic foot

    1" deep is 12 square ft.
    2" deep is 6 square ft.
    3" deep is 4 square ft.
    4" deep is 3 square ft.


    1 cubic yard

    1/4" deep is 1296 square ft.
    1/2" deep is 648 square ft.
    1" deep is 324 square ft.
    2" deep 162 square ft.
    3" deep is 108 square ft.
    4" deep is 81 square ft.

     



    Tree Protection/Stakes
    Lawn care tips
    Lawn Care Secrets
    line seperator


    top soil newsletter Be sure to join our southwestern gardening newsletter. We send out about 2-4 emails per month on how to keep your plants, trees, shrubs and lawn looking good year round. It's free to join. Plus you get 2 free gardening ebooks available for download once you join. Free Gardening Newsletter


    line seperator


    Page 2 of Southwestern Trees

    southwest trees


    Garden Store - Garden Tools - Water Fountains - Drought Plants - Lawn Ebook