# How much bark is in a yard?

**Bark**is sold in measurements of cubic

**yards**. One cubic

**yard**equals 27 cubic feet. When you purchase

**bark**in bags, the average bag has 2 cubic feet, so it takes 13 1/2 bags to equal 1 cubic

**yard**. The following chart will help determine your needs based on the depth you desire.

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Likewise, how do I calculate how much bark I need?

**Bark** is usually sold by volume in litres or cubic meters (m3) so it is relatively easy to **calculate how much** you **need** to fill an area. All you have to do is measure the length, width and depth of the area (preferably in meters) and multiply the three figures together to give you the volume in cubic meteres or m3.

Additionally, how much area does a bag of bark cover? As a guide, each of our bulk **bags** will **cover** approximately 15 sq meters to a depth of 25mm.

Also Know, how much does a yard of bark dust cover?

Technically, one cubic **yard** is equivalent to 27 cubic feet of **bark**. It **covers** about 160 square feet at a 2 inch depth. Again, this is only useful if you know approximately **how many** square feet you need to **cover**. A standard or even small sized pick-up will easily carry one full **yard**.

How much bark do I need for play area?

One cubic metre of **play bark** or activity chips will cover approximately 10m² at the recommended depth of 10cm.