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Top 68 Soil Projects

  1. 16. Aerator Revitalizes Lawn (00:01:04)

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

  2. 17. #10: Grapple Attachment (01:14)

    A grapple attachment clears out brush without disturbing the soil.

  3. 18. 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...

  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. Soil Quality (01:25)

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

  6. 21. Barreto Trencher (01:19)

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

  7. 22. Growing Herbs (03:18)

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

  8. 23. Strawberries (05:47)

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

  9. 24. 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
  10. 25. 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.

  11. 26. 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. 27. How to Build Raised Garden Beds

    Follow these simple steps to clear the space, prep the soil and shield against weeds for raised garden beds.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  13. 28. Raising Landscaping Grade (00:01:00)

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

  14. 29. Watering Lawns and Plants (01:46)

    Ahmed demonstrates the right way to water lawns and plantings.

  15. 30. Soil Specifics

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

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