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Soil Calculator

As a guide use our  handy calculator to estimate approximately how much soil or mulch you’ll need to order. 

Consider the following:

  • Allow 5% extra buffer for unforeseen site variances. 
  • Allow around 30% for compaction if required.
  • When ordering round to nearest half cubic metre.
  • Use graph paper for hard to measure areas.
  • Ask our friendly staff to assist in working out what you need.

How to Measure

Handy Hints

How many trailer loads to Cubic Metre?

  • 1 cubic metre = 1.5 Standard 6×4 trailer Loads
  • 2 cubic metres = 3 Standard 6×4 trailer Loads
  • 3 cubic metres = 4.5 Standard 6×4 trailer Loads 
  • 4 cubic metres = 6 Standard 6×4 trailer Loads


  • 1 scoop at  50mm thick  = 6.7m2 
  • 2 scoops at 50mm thick = 13.4m2 
  • 3 scoops (1m3) at 50mm = 20m2 

Above guide only*

How Much Soil Do You Really Need?

Mid-Spring is Australia’s perfect planting time. With the season inching closer, it’s time you plot out your plans.

“How much soil do I really need?” is a question asked by homeowners who are just getting into gardening. Since there are several factors to consider, deciding how much soil you’d need could be overwhelming. So we’ve come up with tips to help you.

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