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What shape is the landscaping area to be covered? Hint: Choose 'Rectangular' for square areas, as well as long areas like driveways.

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Width of landscaping area in feet. Enter partial feet as a decimal. Example: for 3 1/2 feet, enter 3.5

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Length of landscaping area in feet. Enter partial feet as a decimal. Example: for 3 1/2 feet, enter 3.5

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Diameter of circular landscaping area in feet. Diameter is the width of a circle from edge to edge through the center. Enter partial feet as a decimal. Example: for 3 1/2 feet, enter 3.5

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Length of first side in feet. Enter partial feet as a decimal. Example: for 3 1/2 feet, enter 3.5

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Length of second side in feet. Enter partial feet as a decimal. Example: for 3 1/2 feet, enter 3.5

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Length of third side in feet. Enter partial feet as a decimal. Example: for 3 1/2 feet, enter 3.5

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Depth (thickness) of landscaping area in inches. Enter partial inches as a decimal. Example: for 2 1/2 inches, enter 2.5

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Landscaping Material Coverage Chart

One ton of rock covers: One cubic yard covers:
240 square feet 1" deep 300 square feet 1" deep
120 square feet 2" deep 150 square feet 2" deep
80 square feet 3" deep 100 square feet 3" deep
60 square feet 4" deep 75 square feet 4" deep
50 square feet 5" deep 50 square feet 6" deep
40 square feet 6" deep 25 square feet 12" deep
20 square feet 12" deep    
Above for rock up to 1 ½" and sand, soils that are weighed. Above for soil mixes that are sold by the cubic yard.

Landscaping Material Coverage Equivalents

Flagstone coverage 125 sq. ft. per ton up to 1 ½" thick
2"- 4" rock coverage 65 sq. ft. per ton
5"- 12" rock coverage 45 sq. ft. per ton
4" strip stone coverage 65 sq. ft. per ton
8" wall rock coverage 20 sq. ft. per ton
Wood mulches coverage 100 sq. ft. per cubic yard

The cover charts above are approximations.