how much mulch/compost - Knowledgebase Question

Name: Beth Marks
phoenix, Ar
Question by bmarks03
August 18, 2009
I have a 40 sq. ft. raised veggie garden. How much mulch/compost do I need to purchase to prepare for fall planting? zc 85022

Answer from NGA
August 18, 2009


For 40 square feet you'll want to spread the compost 3" deep. You will need: five 2-cubic-foot bags, or four 3-cubic-foot bags, or ten cubic feet, or 0.4 cubic yards, or one pickup truck loads (midsize) if you're buying in bulk.

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