Frequently Asked Questions

Helpful Links

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Mulch Calculator

Deer Resistant Plants

Native Plant List for Maryland Regions

American Nursery Standards

University of Maryland Cooperative Extension Service/  Landscape Info

 

Common Calculations

  • Volume= Length x Width x Height
  • 27 Cubic Feet = 1 Cubic Yard
  • 9 -3 Cu Ft bags of Mulch= 1 Cu. Yard
  • 1 Pallet Hardwood Mulch= 5 Cu. Yards
  • 1 Cubic Yard = 3″layer over 108 Sq Ft
  • Area= Length x Width
  • 1 Sq Ft = 144 square inches
  • 1 Square yard = 9 Sq Ft
  • 1 Acre = 43,560 Sq Ft
  • ½ Acre = 21,780 Sq Ft
  • ¼ Acre=10,890 Sq Ft
  • 1 Acre = 4, 840 Sq. yards
  • 1 Fieldstone Pal.=1’wall, approx. 25′ long
  • 1 Ton=2000 lbs
  • Seeding New Lawns:   50 Lb Seed covers approx. 5,000 Sq Ft
  • Overseeding Existing Lawns:  50 Lb Seed covers approx. 10,000 Sq Ft
  • 1 Bale of Straw 1000 sq. ft. 1/2″ Deep

 

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