How to measure your lawn

How to measure your lawn to order roll out grass.

Firstlly use one specific unit of measurement, i.e. feet, inches, metres, yards etc. the rule of thumb is allow for 5% waste on standard shapes and 10% waste on irregular shapes

Measuring a triangular space

Triangle –

  1. measure the base of the triangle, then from the centre of the base measure the height of the triangle.
  2. Then the calculation is as follows- multiply ½ the base by the height and this is your squared area.

Use one specific unit of measurement, i.e. feet, inches, metres, yards etc. the rule of thumb is allow for 5% waste on standard shapes and 10% waste on irregular shapes

Measuring a rectangular space

Rectangle –

  1. multiply the length by the width and this is the squared area required.

Use one specific unit of measurement, i.e. feet, inches, metres, yards etc. the rule of thumb is allow for 5% waste on standard shapes and 10% waste on irregular shapes

Measuring a circular space

Circle –

  1. Good old fashioned PI will calculate this one.
  2. Measure the diameter of the circle, and divide that by 2.
  3. This is your radius.
  4. Now, multiply the radius by itself to get the radius squared.
  5. Finally multiply the radius squared by 3.14.
  6. This will give the squared area of the circle.

Use one specific unit of measurement, i.e. feet, inches, metres, yards etc. the rule of thumb is allow for 5% waste on standard shapes and 10% waste on irregular shapes

NOTE:

For everything else, try and split your garden into these shapes and calculate the garden section by section.

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