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Boulders

Using boulders in your yard is an ideal way to add drama, sophistication, or visual interest.

 

 

 

Description

Accent Boulders

Gray, earth tone in color. Ranges in weight from 200 lbs. to 2000 lbs. These boulders can be used for water features and decorative landscapes. Also, an alternative to traditional fencing to help keep traffic off sensitive yard areas.
 

 

8-18″ Round River Rock

A mixture of 8″–18″ round river rock, primarily gray in color. They are used for decorative landscaping and water features. Use sparingly as focal points in a rock garden or to define borders between different areas.

Small Valley Boulders

Medium gray in color. Ranges in weight from 10 lbs. to 100 lbs. These boulders can be used for retaining walls, water features, raised garden or flower beds, and decorative landscapes.

Large Valley Boulders

Medium gray in color. Ranges in weight from 200 lbs. to 900 lbs. These boulders can be used for retaining walls, water features, raised garden or flower beds, and decorative landscapes. Also, an alternative to traditional fencing to help keep traffic off sensitive yard areas.
 

Camas Boulders

 
Light gray in color, these boulders range from 200 lbs. to 1000 lbs. These boulders can be used for retaining walls, water features, raised gardens or flower beds, and decorative landscapes. Also, an alternative to traditional fencing to help keep traffic off sensitive yard areas.
 

One Man Bulk

Brown, earth tone in color. Ranges in weight from 40 lbs. to 400 lbs. These boulders can be used for retaining walls, water features, raised garden or flower beds, and decorative landscape.
 

Mossy Boulders

 
A great way to create an established look in a new project.

 

Calculating Material

Volume

1,728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot
27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard
7.5 cubic yards = 1 unit
One 5 gallon bucket = 0.67 cubic foot

Area

144 square inches = 1 square foot
9 square feet = 1 square yard
43,560 square feet = 1 acre

How much area will a cubic yard cover at a given depth?

At 1/2″ deep, 640 square feet
At 1″ deep, 324 square feet
At 2″ deep, 162 square feet
At 3″ deep, 108 square feet
At 4″ deep, 81 square feet
At 6″ deep, 54 square feet
At 12″ deep, 27 square feet

Material weights

Please note weights can vary due to moisture content.
Bark Mulch: 500-800 lbs/cubic yard
Compost: 800-1,100 lbs/cubic yard
Soils: 1,300-2,000 lbs/cubic yard
Gravel: 2,000-2,500 lbs/cubic yard
Sand: 2,000-2,300 lbs/cubic yard

Rectangle

Volume of a Rectangle

Circle

Volume of a circle

Triangle

Volume of a Triangle

Our estimate planning tools are provided for your reference and convenience. Highway Fuel is happy to help, please call us at 503-363-6444 or email info@highwayfuel.com for assistance.