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Question DetailsAsked on 10/26/2015

Need top soil delivered

Need enough of top soil to cover 548 square yards of property

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Mulch and Topsoil is your Search the List category.

548SY - or 4932SF - so that is 15-18CY (cubic yards) per inch of finish topsoil thickness - a max size dumptruck, or and end or side-dump load limit (for normal fill material) capacity tractor trailer load per inch thickness of finish surface. Depending on how loose or organic your soil is may or may not need more delivered material than the 15CY per inch of thickness - the more organic (especially if high in peat or shredded organic matter) the less it will pack down.


Then all you need to do it figure out is how thick you want your topsoil - 1 inch is pretty minimal in any location though adequate in really good growing areas, but in many areas 2-4 inches is more common to give a deeper root zone - especially in very cold winter and drought/hot dry summer areas, and also on native soil that does not support growth well like bedrock, clay, glacial silt, or inorganic clean gravels or bedrock slopewash materials. I have hit VERY few areas where 1 inch was enough unless the underlying soil was suitable for lawn growth anyway, in which case usually you would roto-till about 2 inches of topsoill together with the native materials to 4-6 inches depth.

Answered 4 years ago by LCD

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Answered 4 years ago by Member Services

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I need 10 cu yds top soil delived to my home in Stockbridge Ga.

Source: 10cy of top soil delived to my home in Stockbridge Ga.

Answered 3 years ago by jack99

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