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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. Keeping Potted Plants Hydrated (00:23)

    Do you forget to water? Here's a way to keep plants from drying out.

  4. 4. How To Find a Site and Sample Soil

    Learn how to determine a new garden's location and check the soil's condition.

    Time:
    Month
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 5. How to Lay Sod

    Everything grows in the soil, so it's important to prepare the soil properly.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 6. Tomatoes in a Hanging Basket (00:05:35)

    Here's what you need to know about growing tomatoes in a hanging basket.

  7. 7. Features and Devices for the Greenhouse

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

  8. 8. Soil Preparation

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

  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. Simple Soil Tests

    DIY Network experts show how a few simple tests can determine what you need to do to help your soil and improve your gardening results.

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

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

  12. 12. The Benefits of Compost

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

  13. 13. How to Grow Peppers (03:32)

    Joe Lamp'l shares expert advice on planting and growing peppers.

  14. 14. 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.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 15. Front Yard Transformation (05:47)

    This century-old house may be a dream, but its yard is a nightmare.

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