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Top 30 Animals Projects

  1. 1. Tips for Protecting Corn From Disease, Pests and Animals

    Use these DIY Network tips to keep weeds and insects away from corn crop before harvesting.

  2. 2. How to Deal With Garden Pests

    Every garden has its share of pests, so don't panic and reach for the insecticide spray at every sighting. Healthy plants can usually t...

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  3. 3. How to Prevent Critters from Burrowing Under a Deck

    These step-by-step instructions show how to dig a trench and bury wire mesh in order to prevent creatures from burrowing under a deck.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 4. Curious Guests At Cabin Sites (00:02:03)

    Wild animals wreck havoc with the construction sites in remote Alaska.

  5. 5. Colorful Creatures (04:37)

    Artist Robert Tolone sculpts vivid animal figures in both plastic and wood.

  6. 6. Sock Rattlesnake (05:53)

    Ann Jacobs Mooney shows Carol how to make a rattlesnake out of socks.

  7. 7. How to Set Up an Aquarium

    Learn how to set up and add fish to your recessed aquarium with these DIY tips.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 8. Ruby the Sock Reindeer (09:09)

    Ann Jacobs Mooney creates a holiday-themed sock critter: Ruby the Reindeer.

  9. 9. Animal Feeders (02:04)

    Invite animals to your backyard with a variety of animal feeders.

  10. 10. Diseases, Insects and Animals

    These three things constantly threaten gardens. DIY experts offer some effective tactics for keeping these threats at bay.

  11. 11. Beneficial Garden Creatures

    The gardening experts at DIY Network show garden allies — wild creatures beneficial to your garden.

  12. 12. Sock Frog (05:44)

    How to create another member of the sock monkey family, a sock frog.

  13. 13. Polymer Clay Sock Monkeys (09:01)

    Carol Duvall demonstrates the process for making sock monkeys without the socks.

  14. 14. Pigging Out (03:35)

    Turn your plain house slippers into your favorite animal.

  15. 15. Sockodile Puppet (08:36)

    Ann Jacobs Mooney creates a Sockodile hand puppet.

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