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Soil Mix

Picked-up: $32.00 /cubic yard

A mixture of our compost and screened sandy loam topsoil. This simple blend works great for trees and shrubs, as it provides lots of organics and good drainage.

 

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Description

This simple blend can be used for many different planting applications. The blend of compost and screened sandy loam topsoil provides structure, nutrients, and drainage for trees and shrubs. Soil Mix also works well as a base for seed, sod, and hydroseeding; keep in mind you will need to add fertilizer for this mix, depending on your planting.

Application: Apply to any depth for raised beds and up to 3 inches for lawn bases. If more depth is needed, lightly roll before planting.

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 info@highwayfuel.com. 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

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

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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.