# How Much Mulch Needed For Project Calculator

# Mulch Calculator (M^{3},ft^{3},yd^{3},ft^{2})

This online mulch calculator to determine the amount of mulch you will need.

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## What is Mulch

Mulch is usually applied to the soil surface to discourage weeds, offer shade and reduce the loss of moisture through evaporation.

### Mulch Formula

sq.ft = Length x Width

cu.ft = sq.ft x D(depth) (or)

cubic yards = cu.ft/27

#### Mulch Conversion Chart

Desired Depth | 1-3 cu.ft. Bag | 1-2 cu.ft. Bag | 1-1.5 cu.ft. Bag | 1 cubic yard |
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1″ deep | 36 sq. ft. | 24 sq. ft. | 18 sq.ft. | 324 sq. ft. |

2″ deep | 18 sq. ft. | 12 sq. ft. | 9 sq. ft. | 162 sq. ft. |

3″ deep | 12 sq. ft. | 8 sq. ft. | 6 sq. ft. | 108 sq. ft. |

4″ deep | 9 sq.ft. | 6 sq. ft. | 4.5 sq. ft. | 81 sq. ft. |