# What does clean fill dirt mean?

## What does clean fill dirt mean?

In this context, the word “clean” refers to the fact that the dirt is free from any contaminants such as corrosives, combustibles, noxious or reactive materials, radioactive substances or any organic material. Additionally, clean fill dirt should not contain dangerous refuse, rubble, muck, metal, glass or wood.

## How many inches of topsoil do I need?

The amount you need depends on how you will use the land. To add topsoil to an existing lawn, you'll only need a few inches. For a lawn, you only need about six inches of topsoil. But for a vegetable garden, count on 12 inches; use 18 inches for raised beds.

## How much topsoil Do I need to level my yard?

For a depth of 1 inch, the basic requirement for topsoil is 3 cubic yards, or 81 cubic feet, for every 1,000 square feet of yard. This equates to about 8 cubic feet, or 0.

## Can I use topsoil to level my yard?

You can easily make your own lawn patching soil by mixing sand and dry topsoil in equal parts of half-and-half, spreading the leveling mix into low-lying areas of the lawn. Some people also use compost, which is great for enriching the soil.

## How much is a ton of top soil?

As a general rule, a tonne of a standard topsoil equals approximately 0.

4-6 inches

## How much compost does it take to fill a planter?

We recommend the potting mix contain 20-50% compost with higher blends if your soil is clay, your plant thirsty, or the planter's material porous as with terracotta.

## How much dirt do I need to fill a planter box?

Determine the volume of your planter box by multiplying the width by the length by the depth. For example, if you have a length of 5 feet, a width of 4 feet and a depth of 2 feet, the volume would be 40 cubic feet (5 x 4 x 2 = 40). This is the amount of dirt you will need to fill your raised planter box.

## What is the best container for composting?

Here are the best compost bins in 2021

• Best overall: FCMP Outdoor Tumbling Composter.
• Best kitchen composter: SCD Probiotics All Season Indoor Composter Kit.
• Best worm bin composter: Nature's Footprint Worm Factory 360.
• Best open compost bin: Geobin Compost Bin.