##### Asked by: Aifen Broadbent

asked in category: General Last Updated: 21st February, 2020# How many cubic feet is a bag of compost?

**1 cubic foot**bags, multiply the cubic yards needed by 27 (there are

**27 cubic feet**in 1 cubic yard) to find the number of bags needed.

**50**4 cu.

People also ask, how many cubic feet is a 40 lb bag of compost?

75 Cubic Feet

One may also ask, how do I calculate how much compost I need? Usually **you** would measure home-made **compost** in cubic yards or cubic feet. There are 46,656 cubic inches in a cubic yard (36 x 36 x 36 ins.) So **we** divide our 92,160 by 46,656 to get 1.98 cubic yards. Call it 2 cubic yards.

Beside this, how many cubic feet of compost do I need?

Determine the appropriate **compost** application depth for your project. The general rule of thumb is 1/4 to 1/2 inch if applying to the top of the soil and 1 to 2 inches if you plan to amend the soil. Recommended maximums are 30% to 50% **compost** in a soil blend, but no more than 30% **compost** in containers or raised beds.

How many pounds is a cubic foot of compost?

Weights for products will vary due to moisture content. Typically, mulch products weigh between 400-800 lbs. per cubic yard; Compost weighs between 1000 – 1600 lbs and soil blends weigh between **2200-2700 lbs**.