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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. Sod Removal, Soil Prep and Weed Control

    Garden beds are a great way to lay out a vegetable garden. DIY shows how to clear the space, prep the soil and shield against weeds.

  2. 2. Soil Preparation for Perennials

    A DIY Network expert explains how to prepare soil for growing healthy perennials.

  3. 3. 5 Frequent Questions About Yard Prep for Growing Vegetables

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

  4. 4. Soil Amendments 101

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

  5. 5. Preparing Soil for a Garden

    DIY experts discuss how important it is to thoroughly prepare soil for the garden.

  6. 6. Planting Tomatoes

    The DIY Network experts share these tips for growing tomatoes in your summer vegetable garden.

  7. 7. Toro Dingo TX 525 (01:29)

    This walk-behind compact utility loader has more than 30 attachments.

  8. 8. Tips for Watering Lawn in Summer

    The gardening experts at the DIY Network urge you to consider everything from soil properties to watering equipment when considering ho...

  9. 9. Barreto Trencher (01:19)

    This trencher's unique manual chain control lets you dig the toughest soil.

  10. 10. Knowing and Improving Your Soil

    The gardening experts at DIYNetwork.com share tips on determining your soil's pH and texture.

  11. 11. How To Build a Potting Box for a Greenhouse

    Learn how to make a potting box, or soil box, in the heart of a greenhouse.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 12. Going Organic (04:58)

    Joe Lamp'l shows how to start a garden or convert an old one to organic.

  13. 13. Soil Quality (01:25)

    Dirt that doesn't retain water or nutrients won't do a landscape much good.

  14. 14. Solarizing Soil (02:18)

    Reduce disease in your garden by solarizing your soil. .

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

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

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