Barnes Nursery Mulch Calculator  © copyright 2006 All Rights Reserved

To calculate the total amount of mulch needed:

1.  Measure your garden beds and fill in the dimensions in the dark gray shaded areas.
2.  The white and yellow fields will calulate auomatically based upon your input.
3.  Using the drop down box in the brown section, select the depth of mulch you want to use

To find the area (feet)                
 
RECTANGLE AREAS        
Square Feet
       
Length (ft.) X Width (ft.)    
Length (ft.)   Width (ft.)    
Length (ft.)   Width (ft.)    
Length (ft.)   Width (ft.)    
Length (ft.)   Width (ft.)    
Length (ft.)   Width (ft.)    
Length (ft.)   Width (ft.)    
        TOTAL:    
     
CIRCLE AREAS   (Radius is center of circle to perimeter)
Square Feet
     
X radius (ft.)  X        
  radius (ft.)           
  radius (ft.)           
  radius (ft.)           
  radius (ft.)           
  radius (ft.)           
          TOTAL:      
     
TRIANGLE AREAS            
Square Feet
 
Base (ft) X Height (ft.) X    
Base (ft)   Height (ft.)      
            TOTAL:    
            TOTAL OF ALL AREAS
(square feet)
   
         
  Inches Deep  
Cubic Feet
Cubic Yards
   
Total area (sq. ft.) X      
         
How many 2-cubic foot bags  do I need?            
    bags          
How many 3-cubic foot bags do I need?            
    bags          
               
How many cubic  feet do I  need?              
cubic ft.              
How many cubic  yards do I need?              
cubic yds.              
How many pick-up  truck loads do I need?            
A Ranger Pick up truck holds about 1 cu yd or 27 cu feet          
A mid-size truck holds about 2 cu yds mulch or 54 cu feet          
    Ranger size truck Loads        
    Mid-sized pick-up  Loads        
                   
KEY:  
  Gray box means client has to fill it in himself  
  Means the answer is automatically calculated  
  Final Calculations you need to purchase the correct amount of mulch