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Soil Coverage Calculator

Why do I need a Soil Calculator?

Soil is the most important ingredient for a good, healthy garden. Calculating the correct amount of soil can help you to jumpstart your healthy garden.  Knowing the quantity you need can help you ensure a healthy mix in your soil. The best soil has loam which is an even mixture of clay, silt, and sand. There are a few key ingredients for healthy soil, all of which 3xM offers!

One of the most common questions when starting your garden is how much soil is needed. Below is our Soil Calculator made to help!  Follow the steps below and fill out the calculator to find how much soil you will need for your new garden.

Step 1: Determine Your Soil Goals

Wondering how to calculate compost needed for your project? To determine the amount of compost needed for your project, the general rule is 1/4 to 1/2 inch of applying top soil and 1-2 inches if you plan to perform soil amendment. We make it easy for you to determine the quantity of organic materials that you will need by using our soil calculator.

Good soil is the single most important ingredient for a good garden. Soil Amendment is adding any material to improve its physical properties – this includes improving water retention, permeability, water filtration, drainage, aeration, and the structure of the soil.

Step 2: Use Our Soil Calculator

To calculate how much soil, compost, or mulch you need, simply measure the length, width, and depth of the space you want to fill. Then utilize our soil calculator to find the exact amount of soil or mulch that you need. 

Step 3: Ask us About Your results

Now that you know how much soil is needed for your project, reach out to us! We’ll answer any questions you have and help you find the right type and quantity of soil for all of your gardening or landscaping needs. 

Soil Calculator