Compost Mix

Picked-up: $38.00 /cubic yard

Two composts, blended to make the perfect top dressing for any garden. Adds nutrients, improves moisture retention.




Two organic composts are blended to make the perfect top dressing for any garden. This mulch will improve your soil’s structure by adding nutrients and organic material. Helps improve soil moisture retention characteristics. Till into existing soil to reduce compaction and improve aeration.

Install 2-3 inches for a top dressing in vegetable gardens or flower beds.

Do you have soil questions? We Have Answers

We get it. Soil can be a complicated subject. We’re here to help! Email your soil questions to us at We’ll have our soil specialist, Julia, reach out to you. With 15 years in the field, she will surely have some helpful tips for your project.

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Calculating Materials


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


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


Volume of a Rectangle


Volume of a circle


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 for assistance.

Delivery Options

Blower Truck: Let us do all the work clean-up included

Delivery Service: We will come and drop it off where you ask. (*Policies apply)

Yard Pickup: Want to pick it up? Come to our yard, and we will load buckets to trailers for you.

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