**1) How much mulch do I need?**

*Use the following formula to determine yards of mulch needed:
** Length x Width = Square Footage
Square Footage / 100 = Yards needed (assuming 3 inches deep)*
**2) How much topsoil/compost do I need?**
*Use the following formula to determine yards of topsoil/compost needed:**
** Length x Width - Square Footage
Square Footage x Desired Depth (in inches) / 12 = Cubic Feet
Cubic Feet / 27 = Yards Needed*
**3) How many cubic foot bags are in one cubic yard of mulch?**
*One cubic yard = 9 of the 3 cubic foot sized bags
** **One cubic yard = 13.5 of the 2 cubic foot sized bags*
**4) How often is re-mulching required?**
*It is the normal practice to mulch in the spring and again in the fall.
Mulch may be raked or turned over to refresh color and aerate the surface.*
**5) How long will colorized mulch last?**
*One year or more.*
**6) Why should I mulch?**
*Aesthetically pleasing, maintain soil moisture while reducing watering needs,
plus weed control.*
**7) How far in advance should I request a delivery?**
* Mercury Mulch strives for same or next day delivery. *

**8) Where are you located?**
* We are located at the intersection of Mercury Blvd. and Pembroke Ave. in
Hampton, VA. next to Countryside Gardens.*