# Landscaping Calculators and Estimation Resources

Our suite of landscape calculators and tools help estimate how much material you need for a multitude of landscaping projects, including estimating paver patios, retaining walls, plants, flowers, mulch, soil, cubic yardage, and square footage. We’ll demonstrate step by step how to find how much landscape material you need for your project. Using a landscaping calculator increases the speed and reliability of your measurements and lowers the risk of measurement errors. Several of our calculators also help estimate price of materials to get a better idea of the cost of your project. See our masonry calculators to estimate concrete and block projects.

## Landscape Material Estimators

These are our most popular landscaping material calculators

- Paver Calculator
- Retaining Wall Calculator
- Soil Calculator
- Mulch Calculator
- Grass Seed Calculator
- Sod Calculator
- Plant and Flower Calculator
- Landscape Material Yardage Calculator
- Fence Calculator
- Deck Calculator
- Acreage Calculator

Consider getting a professional landscaping estimate for your project to see how much it will cost. Getting an estimate is a great way to asses cost, viability, and design for your project.

We also have a complete suite of construction calculators to estimate materials for many construction projects.

See all of our landscaping material calculators, articles, and other resources below.

## Acreage Calculator – Find the Size and Area of Your Land

Calculate the acreage of an area by entering the length and width of the land. An acre is a 43,560 square foot area of land.

## Choosing Brick vs Concrete Pavers for a Patio, Driveway, or Path

Compare bricks vs concrete pavers for your patio project. Clay bricks offer a classic look while concrete pavers come in many colors, shapes, and sizes.

## Choosing the Right Paver Color and Style for a Patio, Driveway, or Path

Learn how to choose the right paver color, style, pattern, and design for a paver patio, driveway, or path project.

## Cubic Yards Calculator and Price Estimator

Estimate yards of material needed to fill a space and calculate material costs. Find cubic yardage for a space for landscaping projects.

## Grass Seed Calculator

Learn how to estimate how much grass seed is needed for your lawn. Enter square footage, length & width, or the acreage of the land to find how many pounds of seed is needed.

## Gravel Driveway Calculator – Estimate Material for a Gravel Driveway

Find how much crushed stone is needed for a gravel driveway in cubic yards and tons. Estimate the cost of materials for a gravel driveway.

## How Much Does it Cost to Build a Patio in 2018?

Find the average cost to install a concrete, paver, flagstone, gravel, or brick patio.

## How Much Does It Cost to Build a Retaining Wall in 2018?

Find out how much it costs to build a retaining wall. Cost is usually determined by the size of the wall, the selected materials, and the amount of labor needed.

## How to Get Rid of Weeds on a Patio and Keep Them From Growing Back

Learn how to kill weeds on your patio and keep them from growing back using natural methods, chemicals, or polymeric sand.

## How to Install a Paver Patio

Learn how to install a paver patio, including steps to prepare for installation, prep the surface and prepare the base, and finish the patio with joint sand and sealer.

## How to Measure and Lay Out a Paver or Concrete Patio

Learn how to layout and prepare for a paver or concrete patio to make installation a breeze.

## Lawn Mowing Calculator – Estimate How Long it Takes to Mow a Lawn

Find how long it takes to mow a lawn and how many acres you can mow per hour with a lawn mower. Get the speed and pace for common lawn mowers.

## Mulch Calculator and Coverage Estimator

Estimate the amount of mulch needed to fill a space. Get the number of bags, cubic yards, and cubic feet of mulch needed.

## Paver Calculator and Price Estimator

Calculate how many pavers are needed for a patio or walkway and estimate the cost of materials. Estimate the gravel and sand needed for a paver patio base.

## Plant and Flower Calculator

Estimate how many flowers or plants are needed to fill a landscaping bed using the plant calculator. Find how many plants will be needed when using a rectangle or triangle planting pattern.

## Polymeric Sand Calculator – Find How Much Jointing Sand is Needed for your Pavers

Find how much polymeric sand is needed for your patio or driveway paver project. Learn more about polymeric sand and how to find the coverage.

## Pro Tips for a Professional Paver Patio Installation

Get tips from the pros to help your paver patio installation go smoothly, including tips on layout, setting the paver base, and preventing weed growth.

## Retaining Wall Calculator and Price Estimator

Calculate how many retaining wall blocks are needed to build a wall. Estimate the retaining wall cost given the price of the preferred block.

## Sod Calculator and Price Estimator

Estimate sod needed to cover a yard using the sod calculator. Find the cost of sod by entering the price per roll.

## Soil Calculator and Garden Planner

Estimate soil needed to fill a garden bed or landscaping area given the length, width, and depth of the space. Find how many bags of soil, cubic yards, or cubic feet are needed.