# Calculate topsoil sod

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Calculate How many yards you need for topsoil, sod or landscape gravel. Using a measuring tape just enter the length, width, and depth or bulk soil, sod or landscape rock you will need.

Once you have these measurements enter them into the form below.  This handy calculator will automatically let you know how many “Yards” you will need.

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## Handy Conversions for topsoil, sod or landscape rock

1ft = 12 inches
1ft squared = 144 inches square
1 yd squared = 9 feet squared
1 cubic yd = 27 cubic feet
Gallons in pond= cubic ft x 7.48

Application Rates
3 cubic foot

1″ deep is 36 square ft.
2″ deep is 18 square ft.
3″ deep is 12 square ft.
4″ deep is 9 square ft.

1.5 cubic foot

1/4″ deep is 72 square ft.
1/2″ deep is 36 square ft.
1″ deep is 18 square ft.
2″ deep is 9 square ft.
3″ deep is 6 square ft.

1 cubic foot

1″ deep is 12 square ft.
2″ deep is 6 square ft.
3″ deep is 4 square ft.
4″ deep is 3 square ft.

1 cubic yard

1/4″ deep is 1296 square ft.
1/2″ deep is 648 square ft.
1″ deep is 324 square ft.
2″ deep 162 square ft.
3″ deep is 108 square ft.
4″ deep is 81 square ft.