Topsoil is sold by the cubic yard. According to the Oregon State Extension Office, 1 cubic yard of topsoil will cover an area of 50 square feet at a depth of 4 to 6 inches.
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Based in Atlanta, Melody Dawn has been writing business articles and blogs since 2004. Her work has appeared in the "Gainesville Times," "Player's Press" and "USA Today." She is also skilled in writing product descriptions and marketing materials. Dawn holds a Master of Business from Brenau University.