Soil volume calculator
This tool calculates the volume and cost of soil required to fill greenhouse and nursery containers.
Enter the units used to describe the volume of a plant containers.
Enter the number of plant containers to fill with soil.
Choose from a database of common container sizes, or enter the volume for your specific plant container.
Enter units to use for each container of soil. A soil container might mean a bag or compressed bale, or for bulk substrate truck loads or pallets.
Enter the loose volume per soil container (at the level of compaction for filling plant containers).
Enter the cost for each unit of soil (bag/bale/pallet/truck)