1) How much mulch do I need?
Use the following formula to determine yards of mulch needed: Length x Width = Square Footage Square Footage / 100 = Yards needed (assuming 3 inches deep) 2) How much topsoil/compost do I need? Use the following formula to determine yards of topsoil/compost needed: Length x Width - Square Footage Square Footage x Desired Depth (in inches) / 12 = Cubic Feet Cubic Feet / 27 = Yards Needed 3) How many cubic foot bags are in one cubic yard of mulch? One cubic yard = 9 of the 3 cubic foot sized bags One cubic yard = 13.5 of the 2 cubic foot sized bags 4) How often is re-mulching required? It is the normal practice to mulch in the spring and again in the fall. Mulch may be raked or turned over to refresh color and aerate the surface. 5) How long will colorized mulch last? One year or more. 6) Why should I mulch? Aesthetically pleasing, maintain soil moisture while reducing watering needs, plus weed control. 7) How far in advance should I request a delivery? Mercury Mulch strives for same or next day delivery.
8) Where are you located? We are located at the intersection of Mercury Blvd. and Pembroke Ave. in Hampton, VA. next to Countryside Gardens.