How many cubic feet are in a bag of soil?

To fill a 3x6 bed with 10" sides, you will need 15 cubic feet of blended soil. To create the blend, use the following quantities: 9 cubic feet of topsoil (9 20-quart bags) 4.5 cubic feet of compost (4.5 20-quart bags)
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How many square feet does a bag of topsoil cover?

A 40 pound bag of topsoil covers 12 square feet (one inch deep).
  • How many cubic feet are in a yard of dirt?

    To determine the amount of materials you need in cubic yards, you must first convert all three dimensions to the same unit of measurement. There are: 27 cubic feet in one cubic yard (3' x 3' x 3') 46,656 cubic inches in one cubic yard (36” x 36” x 36”)
  • Is topsoil good for sod?

    One of the most common questions is whether a homeowner's yard requires all new topsoil for the new sod to take hold and grow properly. It's a must to have good soil, so the short answer is “Yes it is necessary.” Topsoil is the uppermost layer of soil in your lawn.
  • How much does a cubic foot of dirt weight?

    One cubic yard of topsoil weighs approximately 1,080 pounds. The estimate is based on the cubic yard calculation. One cubic foot of topsoil weighs around 40 pounds. The exact weight will depend on various conditions.
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How much does a cubic foot of top soil weigh?

One cubic yard of topsoil weighs approximately 1,080 pounds. The estimate is based on the cubic yard calculation. One cubic foot of topsoil weighs around 40 pounds. The exact weight will depend on various conditions.
  • How much does .75 cubic feet of soil weigh?

    So, you can't judge by how it feels, weight-wise, how much it will fill. That's why people are talking to you about volume, not weight.
    Those 40lb bags of "topsoil", "compost", "manure", etc are generally around .75 cubic feet when measured by volume.
  • How many cubic feet are in a bag of soil?

    To fill a 3x6 bed with 10" sides, you will need 15 cubic feet of blended soil. To create the blend, use the following quantities: 9 cubic feet of topsoil (9 20-quart bags) 4.5 cubic feet of compost (4.5 20-quart bags)
  • How many pounds is 64 quarts of potting soil?

    A denser soil will weigh more; and therefore convert to less quarts per pound. Based on my research on potting soil, each quart weights approximately 0.875 pounds; thus, 10 pounds means roughly 11.43 quarts. 10 Quarts equals 9.4 Liters. There are about 25 and 3/4 dry quarts in a cubic foot.
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How much does a cubic foot of dirt weight?

1 Cubic Yard of dry Dirt is approximately 2,000 lbs. or one ton (this weight will increase significantly when product is wet). 1 Yard of Dirt will cover approximately 324 square feet at a 1 inch depth.

Updated: 20th October 2018

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