Not sure how much bark you need? Consult landscapers near you or follow this rule of thumb: for every 500 square feet, you need 1.54 cubic yards for one inch deep. That’s about three parking spaces. The best residential landscape design you can choose when landscaping your backyard is one that calls for bark dust instead of mulch.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How do I calculate how much bark I need?
Bark is usually sold by volume in litres or cubic meters (m3) so it is relatively easy to calculate how much you need to fill an area. All you have to do is measure the length, width and depth of the area (preferably in meters) and multiply the three figures together to give you the volume in cubic meteres or m3.
What area does 100L of bark cover?
|Litre capacity (L)
How many square feet does a yard of bark cover?
One cubic yard of mulch covers 100 square feet at three inches deep.
How much area does 2 cubic feet bark mulch cover?
One 2 Cubic Foot Bag Covers covers 8 sq feet.
How can I find out how much bark I Need?
How Much Bark Do I Need? Bark is usually sold by volume in litres or cubic meters (m3) so it is relatively easy to calculate how much you need to fill an area. All you have to do is measure the length, width and depth of the area (preferably in meters) and multiply the three figures together to give you the volume in cubic meteres or m3.
How can I calculate how much bark mulch I Need?
With our bark mulch coverage calculator, Barkdusters makes it easy to calculate how much barkdust or compost you need to cover your landscape. ***This calculator is for soils, compost and barkdust materials only. Please call our office for calculations on pebble bark, cedar chips, or certified cedar chips.
How many litres of bark in a cubic meter?
Tip - There are 1000 litres in a cubic meter. Check out our other product calculators online :
How can I calculate how much gravel I need for my Garden?
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