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How to Use Solarization to Keep Soil in Great Shape

Solarization employs plastic to heat up the soil, eliminating garden pests and diseases that overwinter in the soil.

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Top 68 Soil Projects

  1. 1. Soil Amendments 101

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

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

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

  3. 3. The Benefits of Compost

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

  4. 4. How to Grow Beets (04:34)

    Joe Lamp'l shares expert advice on planting, growing and harvesting beets.

  5. 5. 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.

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

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

  7. 7. 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...

  8. 8. Fertilizer Facts

    DIY Network explains the key basics about fertilizer that will help you select the right type based on your soil composition and growin...

  9. 9. A Lush Lawn for Curb Appeal (00:01:13)

    Nothing enhances your home's curb appeal more than a lush, green lawn.

  10. 10. Building a Planting Bed (00:60)

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

  11. 11. 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 ...

  12. 12. Essential Compacting Tips (01:13)

    Learn how to pack the soil to prevent loosening or cracking of the pavers.

  13. 13. Blueberries (04:43)

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

  14. 14. How to Grow Potatoes (05:02)

    Joe Lamp'l shows how to plant, grow and harvest potatoes.

  15. 15. Aerator Revitalizes Lawn (00:01:04)

    Jay encourages homeowners to use an aerator to revitalize compacted lawns.

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