Use these handy tools and charts to measure your lawn so Green Velvet can provide you with the right amount of turfgrass sod to fit your needs!

Measurement Tools

Use our simple measurement tools to help calculate area measurements for your next project, or click the “Conversion Factors” button for a handy chart that will help you convert our products label instructions for your application.
Calculate Area Measurements
Conversion Factors
  • Helpful conversions:

    9 square feet = 1 square yard

    1 acre = 43,560 square feet = 4840 square yards

     

    Square/Rectangle

    Square or Rectangle

    Area = Length x Width

    Example

    A = 90 x 60

    A = 5400 square feet

     

    Circle

    Circle

    Area = Π x Radius x Radius

    A = Π x R 2 Π = 22/7

    Example

    A = 22/7 x 20 ' x 20'

    A = 1256 square feet

     

    Oval/Egg Shape

    Ovals or Egg Shapes

    Area = Length x Width at Midpoint x .8

    A = .8 LW

    Example

    A = .8 x 80 x 40

    A= 2560 square feet

     

    Triangle

    Triangle

    Area = 1/2 x Base x Height

    A = 1/2 BH

    A = 1/2 x 60 x 120

    A = 3600 square feet

     

    Irregular Shape

    Irregular Shapes Within 5% Accuracy

    A = (AA + BB + CC) x 10

    Example

    A = (40 + 60 + 32) x 10

    A = 132 x 10

    A = 1320 square feet

     

    Unusual Shaped Areas

    Calculations can be made for various sections. For this example:

    Calculate and add together:

    Area of triangle

    Area of rectangle

    1/2 Area of circle

     

  • Weight

    1 metric ton = 1.102 US tons (short ton)
    1 kilogram (kg) = 2.205 pounds (lb)
    1 gram (g) = .030327 ounce (oz)
    1 dram = 20 grains
    1 ounce (oz) = 16 drams
    1 pound (lb) = 16 ounces (oz)

    Area

    1 hectare (ha.) = 107,640 sq. ft. = 2.47 acres
    1 sq, meter (m) = 10.76 sq. ft.
    1 sq. centimeter (cm) = 0.1549 sq. in.
    1 sq. mile = 640 acres = 259 hectares
    1 acre = 43,560 sq. ft. = 0.4047 hectares
    1 sq. ft. = 0.929 sq. meters
    1 sq. in = 6.452 sq. centimeters
    1 sq. ft = 144 sq. in
    1 sq. yd. = 9 sq. ft.

    Length

    1 kilometer (km) = 0.6214 miles
    1 meter (m) = 3.281 feet
    1 meter = 39.37 inches
    1 centimeter (cm) = 0.3937 inches
    1 millimeter (mm) = 0.03937 inches
    1 mile = 1.609 kilometers = 5,280 ft.or 1,760 yards
    1 foot = 0.3048 meters
    1 inch = 2.540 centimeters

    Liquid

    1 teaspoon = 1/6 fl. oz.
    1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons = 1/2 fl. oz.
    1 fl.oz. = 2 tablespoons = 6 teaspoons
    1 cup = 8 fl.oz.
    1 pint = 2 cups = 16 fl. oz.
    1 quart = 2 pints = 4 cups = 64 fl. oz.
    1 gallon = 4 quarts = 8 pints =16 cups = 128 fl. oz.

    Temperature

    (degrees Celsius x 1.8)+ 32 = degrees Fahrenheit
    (degrees Fahrenheit -32)x .055 = degrees Celsius