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How to Make Your Own Potting Soil

There is no need to purchase expensive bagged potting soil once you learn how easy it is to mix at home.

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Top 68 Soil Projects

  1. 1. How to Choose and Use a Rototiller

    The rotary tiller, which uses metal tines to break up the soil, is one of the most valuable tools a garden can have. The professionals ...

  2. 2. Soil Amendments 101

    The experts at DIY Network provide tips on the best types of soil to use around the yard.

  3. 3. Repotting a Plant (01:19)

    Ahmed Hassan shares some simple tips on how to repot a plant.

  4. 4. Building a Planting Bed (02:36)

    Building a planting bed is a great weekend project that's hard to mess up.

  5. 5. Wacker Rammer Tamper (00:56)

    Wacker's four-cylinder Rammer Tamper makes soil compacting a breeze.

  6. 6. Soil Preparation

    Organic amendments will help correct soil deficiencies in a new garden.

  7. 7. Watering Lawns and Plants (01:46)

    Ahmed demonstrates the right way to water lawns and plantings.

  8. 8. Picket Fence Planter (05:49)

    Plant a mint or herb garden in this easy-to-make picket fence planter.

  9. 9. Features and Devices for the Greenhouse

    The DIY Network experts discusses some features and devices that will enhance your greenhouse.

  10. 10. 5 Frequent Questions About Yard Prep for Growing Vegetables

    DIY answers the top five questions about preparing the yard for a vegetable garden.

  11. 11. Weeds as Warnings

    DIY Network offers tips on how you can let weeds tell you what's wrong with your garden.

  12. 12. Growing Herbs (03:18)

    Joe Lamp'l shows how to plant movable herb gardens in strawberry pots.

  13. 13. The Benefits of Compost

    The DIY Network experts discuss how compost gives plants an added natural boost without the use of synthetic fertilizers.

  14. 14. The Right Way to Plant a Tree

    DIY experts discuss how healthy roots and cultivating the surrounding soil are keys to success in planting a new tree.

  15. 15. Blueberries (04:43)

    Plant right and you'll be rewarded with delicious blueberries for years.

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