The average cost of a dump truck load of topsoil is

$150 to $500

for a typical 10 to 15-yard load delivered. Prices depend on the amount ordered, the local cost of the topsoil, and the hauling distance.

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Bulk Truck Load of Topsoil Prices.

Item | Average Cost |
---|---|

Topsoil | $100 – $350 |

Delivery | $50 – $150 |

Total |
$150 – $500 |

Also, How many bags of dirt makes a yard?

Find out How Many Bags of Soil, Mulch, or Compost You Need

# Cubic Yards Needed | Bag Size | |
---|---|---|

.75 Cubic Feet | 1 Cubic Foot | |

1 Yard |
36 bags |
27 bags |

3 Yards | 108 bags | 81 bags |

10 Yards | 360 bags | 270 bags |

Hereof, What is the difference between topsoil and fill dirt?

Fill dirt consists of a mixture of broken down rocks, sand and clay. It contains little fertility for plants to grow, or any organic matter. … Topsoil contains organic matter and is likely to shift or settle over time. If you are looking for filler then fill dirt will provide a **more stable** material.

Also to know How many bags of soil do I need for a 4×8 raised bed? How much soil? For a 4×8–foot raised bed with a 10” height, **about 1 cubic yard of soil** is needed.

Where can I get free dirt?

Where to Get Free Fill Dirt

- Craigslist. …
- Construction Companies. …
- Excavation Companies. …
- Swimming Pool Builders. …
- Local Government Fill Dirt Programs. …
- Ask Questions. …
- Ask to See the Source. …
- Hire a Soil Engineer to Test the Fill Dirt.

**21 Related Questions Answers Found**

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**How many cubic feet is a 40 lb bag of topsoil?**

A 40 pound bag of topsoil usually contains about **.** **75 Cubic Feet** of soil. There are 25.71404638 Dry Quarts in a Cubic Foot, so a 25 quart bag of potting soil would equal approximately 1 Cubic Foot.

**How do I measure a yard of dirt?**

Length in feet x Width in feet x Depth in feet (inches divided by 12). **Take the total and divide by 27** (the amount of cubic feet in a yard). The final figure will be the estimated amount of cubic yards required.

**How many bags of soil do I need for a 5 gallon bucket?**

A good rule of thumb is that **for each 2 cubic foot bag of potting soil**, you can fill (3) 5 gallon buckets. Although the buckets can be left to grow in the open, covering them or placing them in a diy planter box can make them quite attractive.

**What is the best fill dirt?**

ANSWER: Choose a **sandy fill**, such as river sand or pump sand. The grass will grow best through a sandy fill. Avoid heavy clay soil or high organic-matter soil mixes, such as many of the blended topsoil and garden soil mixes available.

**How many inches of topsoil does it take to grow grass?**

Usually, 8 inches of topsoil is needed to fill a new garden bed or raised bed. If you intend to add topsoil to your lawn, you will need approximately **4-6 inches** of topsoil to give you the healthy lawn you desire.

**What is the best dirt to fill holes in yard?**

Most experts suggest the best time to fill uneven spots in your lawn is during vigorous growth – this time of year. And while coarse builders sand can be applied to fill very shallow spots of 1/2″ or less, the majority of situations do much better with an application of **a dry topsoil/sand mix**.

**How do you fill a raised bed cheaply?**

First, dig a trench that’s about ten inches deep and two feet down the center of your raised bed. **Put down a few layers of cardboard to kill any weeds or grass**. Then, fill the core of your raised bed. The best option for this is to use straw bales, but you can also use leaves, grass clippings, or old twigs.

**What is the best soil mix for raised beds?**

For most situations, we recommend these proportions: **60% topsoil**. **30% compost**. **10% Potting soil** (a soilless growing mix that contains peat moss, perlite and/or vermiculite)

**How many cubic feet is a 40 pound bag of soil?**

A 40 pound bag of topsoil usually contains about **.** **75 Cubic Feet** of soil. There are 25.71404638 Dry Quarts in a Cubic Foot, so a 25 quart bag of potting soil would equal approximately 1 Cubic Foot.

**Does grass grow in fill dirt?**

The grass will grow **best through a sandy fill**. Avoid heavy clay soil or high organic-matter soil mixes, such as many of the blended topsoil and garden soil mixes available. … Lawn grass will not reliably grow up through more than about 2 inches of fill.

**How many yards of dirt are in a dump truck?**

Dump trucks can usually carry about **10 to 14 cubic yards** of dirt. To understand what a cubic yard looks like, it’s easiest to think of one as a block of material around 3 feet in length, height, and width.

**What kind of dirt should I use to level my yard?**

There are two main choices for a lawn leveling top dressing: **sand or a sand-soil mix**. For leveling purposes, pure sand is the quickest and easiest. Sand provides excellent structure and leveling properties, will help with drainage, and can cling to the clay in the soil.

**How many cubic feet is a 5 gallon bucket?**

The volume of a five-gallon bucket can be expressed in cubic inches or cubic feet. One U.S. liquid gallon is equal to 0.134 cubic feet, which means a five-gallon bucket is equal to **0.670 cubic feet**. A five-gallon bucket is equal to 1,155 cubic inches.

**How many cubic yards is 40 lbs of soil?**

One cubic yard equals 27 cubic feet. A 40 pound bag of topsoil usually contains about **.** **75 Cubic Feet** of soil.

**How many yards of dirt will fit in a pickup truck?**

Full-size Pickup Trucks: Can usually handle **2 cubic yards of soil**, 2-3 cubic yards of mulch, and 1 cubic yard of stone or gravel. Small Pickups and Trailers: Can usually handle 1 cubic yard of soil to maybe 1½ of mulch.

**What is a yard of soil?**

When dealing with garden soil, a cubic yard will **cover an area of 100 sq.** **ft.** **at a recommended depth of 3 inches**. When using the soil for topdressing your lawn, a cubic yard will cover 1200 sq. ft at a depth of a quarter inch.

**How many tomatoes can I put in a 5 gallon bucket?**

Whether you grow a determinate or indeterminate cultivar, **plant one tomato per 5-gallon bucket** for best results.

**How many cubic feet is a 5 gallon bucket?**

Conversions. The volume of a five-gallon bucket can be expressed in cubic inches or cubic feet. One U.S. liquid gallon is equal to 0.134 cubic feet, which means a five-gallon bucket is equal to **0.670 cubic feet**. A five-gallon bucket is equal to 1,155 cubic inches.

**How much soil will 2 cubic feet cover?**

One 2 Cubic Foot Bag Covers

covers **8 sq feet**.