Soil Used for Grading a Yard?

Answer Getting the drainage right for the landscape is the most important part of landscaping. Proper grading ensures that water will drain away from structures and prevent erosion. Compactible material s... Read More »

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What is a cubic yard of soil?

A cubic yard of soil is the amount of soil that would fit in a container that is 1 yard (or 3 feet) wide by 1 yard long by 1 yard high. According to a building materials fact sheet from the Penn St... Read More »

What are the dimensions of 1 yard of top soil?

Answer10" x 10" x 3'A "Yard" refers to a cubic yard, which is 3'x3'x3'

How do I measure a cubic yard of soil?

Find a Suitable ContainerFind an appropriate container. Chances are you don't have something that measures one cubic yard. You probably do have something more manageable--a 5-gallon bucket or maybe... Read More »

How deep is a square yard of soil?

The definition of a square yard of soil is the length times the width as found on the surface. The depth of a square yard of soil will vary widely by location. A cubic yard is the measurement that... Read More »