mulch - Knowledgebase Question

mantua, Ne
Question by fran1127
May 1, 2009
how many bags of red mulch from the home depot do i need to be equialent to 5 yrds.Home depot's bags are 2 cu.ft.i can get it by the truck load
5 yards i'd rather have it in bags,more conveinant
plus what i don't use i can store
Thank You,Fran,

Answer from NGA
May 1, 2009


A cubic yard is 3 feet wide by 3 feet long by 3 feet deep, so a cubic yard = 3 x 3 x 3 = 27 cubic feet. 1 cubic yard = 27 cubic feet. It would be more economical to have the truckload delivered than to purchase bags of red mulch.

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