GARDEN MATH

Conversions: Garden Math
    • a cubic foot is 7.5 gallons / 27 cubic feet is 1 cubic yard
    • To wash and sterilize pots use 1 part bleach / 10 parts water.
    • 1 part milk / 9 parts water, spray once a week for mildew.
    • 1.25 cups hydrogen peroxide in 3 gallon can, apply to roots when watering.

    POT SIZE WIDTH DEPTH CAPACITY
    1 gallon 6.5" 7" 1 gal. / 4 qt. 
    2 gallon 9.25" 8.5" 2 gal. / 8 qt. 
    3 gallon 10.75" 9" 3 gal. / 12 qt. 
    5 gallon 11" 12" 5 gal. / 20 qt. 
    7 gallon 15.25" 12" 7 gal. / 28 qt. 
    10 gallon 18" 12" 10 gal. / 40 qt. 
    15 gallon 15" 17" 15 gal. / 60 qt. 

            4" = 1 pint
            5" = 1 quart

    Fish pitcher = 1 quart to very top (1/4 gallon)
    White pitcher = 2 quarts to neck (1/2 gallon)


    How Much Mulch: Volume Calculator


    2012 Running Totals:
    Soil Compost Mix:
    Envirocycle: 4 cu. yds ---  $141 with tax and $25 delivery

    Mulch:
    Warner's: 10 bags, 3 cu. ft. each at $8.99 ---  $89.90
                           30 cubic ft., or a little over 1 cu. yd. total

    Moscarillo's: 12 bags, 2 cu. ft. each at $7.49 ---  $89.88 (cheaper at Warner's)
                           24 cubic ft., or just under 1 cu. yd. total

    Envirocycle: 6 cu. yds --- $230 with tax and $25 delivery
    Envirocycle: 4 cu. yds --- $163 with tax and $25 delivery