1. What is a cubic yard?
A cubic yard is a three-dimensional unit of measure that determines the volume of a cube whose edge is a specific amount. L x W x D divided by 27. There are 27 cubic feet in each yd³. 27 ft³ in 1 yd³ – 3′ x 3′ x 3′.

The best way to find out where your topsoil is in terms of quality is to test the soil’s pH,

2. How many wheelbarrow loads are there in a cubic yard?
Typically, it will take nine loads in a three ft³ wheelbarrow to carry one yd³.

Topsoil should fall into the pH range from 5.5 to 7.0 and can be tested with a simple pH meter

3. How much area does one cubic yard cover?
At a depth of three inches, one cubic yard covers approximately 100 square feet, two inches approximately 150 square feet at a one inch depth approximately 300 ft²

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