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Top 68 Soil Projects

  1. 16. #10: Grapple Attachment (01:14)

    A grapple attachment clears out brush without disturbing the soil.

  2. 17. Conducting a Soil Test

    Learn about the benefits of conducting a simple soil test. The DIY Network experts discuss how test results can tell you how to amend s...

  3. 18. Soil Quality (01:25)

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

  4. 19. 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
  5. 20. Barreto Trencher (01:19)

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

  6. 21. Growing Herbs (03:18)

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

  7. 22. Strawberries (05:47)

    Use these steps to grow the biggest strawberries on the block.

  8. 23. 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
  9. 24. Raising Landscaping Grade (00:01:00)

    Landscaping soil is used to raise the grade against a home for curb appeal.

  10. 25. 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
  11. 26. Watering Lawns and Plants (01:46)

    Ahmed demonstrates the right way to water lawns and plantings.

  12. 27. How to Analyze Soil Temps and Drainage

    Soil temperature and water drainage rates are as important to a plant as sunlight and fertilizer. Learn how to analyze these key elemen...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 28. Soil Specifics

    DIY experts discuss how to check soil conditions and what kinds of characteristics "good" soil should have.

  14. 29. How To Lay New Sod

    A quick fix to a dead landscape is instant green sod. Just a few rolls make a vibrant green carpet.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  15. 30. Garden Soil Tests (01:34)

    Learn why soil samples are a great tool for getting your soil in shape.

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