The Q&A Archives: How many bags of topsoil equals one cubic yard?

Question: How many std 40# bags of topsoil equals 1 cubic yard?

Answer: A 40 pound bag of topsoil could equal about 2 cubic foot. But since the formulas of such topsoils (and potting soils) vary considerably, your bag may fill 1 cubic foot or as much as three or four cubic feet. There are, of course, 27 cubic feet in a cubic yard.

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