Pea Gravel Calculator

Pea Gravel is often used as a decorative ground cover. These pea-sized stones are used by many to decorate their property as it has many practical uses along side its decorative features.

Benefits of using Pea Gravel:

  • Very Smooth texture and natural coloration.
  • Easy to do yourself and inexpensive.
  • If it rains, it wont become muddy and lasts longer than organic mulch.
  • Pea Gravel suppresses weed growth.
  • Easy to maintain, occasionally you'll need to rack the stones back into place
  • Easy to walk on compared to its counterparts
  • Rodents can't dig through pea gravel
  • Water doesn't run off its surface, instead it soaks right into the ground because of this it does not need to be graded on a slight incline

There are many Use Cases for Pea Gravel:

  • Driveways
    • Driveways often use pea gravel as it prevents the driveway from becoming muddy, thus creating an improved driveway. Be sure to have at least 4-6 inches.
  • Aquariums
    • it is not uncommon to see pea gravel used instead of pebbles at the bottom of an aquarium.
  • Garden Walkways/Patio
    • Easy to install, can be done yourself. Many people enjoy walking on the gravel walkway and find the sound relaxing. Again be sure to have 4-6 inches of gravel
  • Drainage
    • When installing pipes Pea gravel is pretty much a standard material.

How to Use

Enter the depth in Inches

Enter width in feet or inches

Enter length in feet or inches

The cubic yards required will be calculated

Pea Gravel Calculator


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