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Calculate materials needed to get the lawn you desire

Bulk Material

Please enter the measurements below and press "Calculate" to receive the approximate number of cubic yards needed for the specified area. This calculator can be used to calculate the amount of sand, soil, gravel or mulch needed for your project.
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How much does a cubic yard weigh?

Most of our bulk materials, with the execption of mulch, are sold by the weight. The following are approximate weights for most of our bulk materials.
  • Sand 1.10 - 1.25 tons(2,200 - 2,500 lb.) per cubic yard
  • Planting Mix 1 ton (2,000 lb.) per cubic yard
  • Lawn Dressing .90 tons (1,800 lb.) per cubic yard
  • Compost .40 tons (800 lb.) per cubic yard
  • Landscape Gravels 1.20 - 1.35 tons (2,400 - 2,700 lb.) per cubic yard
  • Washed Gravel 1.35 tons (2,700 lb.) per cubic yard
  • Washed Limestone 1.20 tons (2,400 lb.) per cubic yard
  • Limestone Base 1.35 tons (2,700 lb.) per cubic yard

Flagstone Calculator

Please enter the measurements below and press "Calculate" to receive the approximate tons of flagstone needed for the specified area.
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Border/Edging Calculator

Please enter the measurements below and press "Calculate" to receive the approximate tons of 4" ledge or chopped stone needed for edging the specified area.
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  • 6” CHOPPED STONE WILL COVER 70-75 LINEAR FEET PER TON
  • 8” CHOPPED STONE WILL COVER 45-50 LINEAR FEET PER TON
  • 10 CHOPPED STONE WILL COVER 35-40 LINEAR FEET PER TON
  • DRYSTACK 4X8” WILL COVER 45-50 LINEAR FEET PER TON
  • DRYSTACK 6X8” WILL COVER 23-25 LINEAR FEET PER TON

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Building Stone Calculator

Please enter the measurements below and press "Calculate" to receive the approximate tons of random building stone such as Builders or Chopped stone needed for the specified square footage.
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AGGREGATES FOR GROUND COVER (PER TON)
DEPTH COVERAGE (STONE SOLD BY THE TON)
1” 220 SQ/FT PER TON
2” 110 SQ/FT PER TON
3” 75 SQ/FT PER TON
4” 55 SQ/FT PER TON
5” 45 SQ/FT PER TON
6” 38 SQ/FT PER TON
AGGREGATES FOR GROUND COVER (PER CUBIC YARD)
DEPTH COVERAGE (STONE SOLD BY THE TON)
1” 300 SQ/FT PER YARD
2” 150 SQ/FT PER YARD
3” 100 SQ/FT PER YARD
4” 75 SQ/FT PER YARD
5” 60 SQ/FT PER YARD
6” 50 SQ/FT PER YARD
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