Depending upon your wheelbarrow size (i.e. 2 or 3 cubic feet per wheelbarrow load), it will take 9 to 14 full loads to equal 1 cubic yard. The chart below shows how many full wheelbarrow loads it takes to equal the specified number of cubic yards. A 2 cubic foot wheelbarrow typically has a shallow basin.
Similarly, you may ask, how many Litres does a wheelbarrow hold?
But a well-sealed wheelbarrow can also be used to carry liquid such as water or compost tea, which is more easily measured in gallons or liters. The average 8-cubic-foot wheelbarrow can hold about 60 gallons or 227 liters.
What is the capacity of a wheelbarrow?
Standard Size. Wheelbarrows are available in a variety of volumes, typically from 2 cubic feet on up to much larger sizes such as 6 cubic feet for a contractor-grade wheelbarrow. A typical garden variety wheelbarrow with a deep basin holds approximately 3 cubic feet; the shallower ones typically hold 2 cubic feet.