Landscaping DIY Tips & Tricks
creating a garden that you'll love can be an exciting journey. The perfect garden starts with the right amount of landscape rock, and our guide can help you get it right. Our rock size calculator lets you know exactly how much rock is needed for your project.
There are two main factors when calculating how much rock you need for your project: The size of the area and How deep do you want the rock to be
Tools you will need: – Measuring Tape – Calculator
Use rock as mulch only in beds for plants that require minimal moisture, like alpine plants and cacti.
To calculate this size, measure the length and width of the project area. Multiplying those numbers will give you the square footage (or square meters for our metric friends).
The next step is deciding how deep you want your rock coverage. For most purposes, 2 inches (or 50mm) of landscaping rock is adequate.
Check out our handy chart to calculate how much rock you need.
Using this chart, you will be able to estimate the amount of material you will need.