How much land will 1 cubic yard of mulch cover?

Retailers sell mulch in cubic measurements of feet and yards and use the term "yard" to refer to a cubic yard measurement. One cubic yard of mulch covers 324 square feet of garden area to a 1-inch depth. This coverage equates to an 18-by-18-square-foot garden surface.

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