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# How many cubic feet is a bag of compost?

If buying mulch in 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.

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