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Top 68 Soil Projects

  1. 16. Building Garden Beds (00:20:00)

    Build raised planting beds to create healthy soil for your garden plants.

  2. 17. Soil Preparation for Perennials

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

  3. 18. Soil Specifics

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

  4. 19. How to Add Soil Amendments and Critter Fencing

    Learn how to improve the soil by adding nutrients, and how to build a simple fence.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 20. How to Grow Beets (04:34)

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

  6. 21. 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
  7. 22. Barreto Trencher (01:19)

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

  8. 23. Features and Devices for the Greenhouse

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

  9. 24. 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
  10. 25. Pond Depth (01:57)

    There are specific depths to consider if a pond will have fish or plants.

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

    Ahmed demonstrates the right way to water lawns and plantings.

  12. 27. How to Use a Yard Compactor

    A yard compactor packs down gravel and soil. It has a heavy steel plate on the bottom that causes the vibration that packs down the dir...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 28. How to Grow Peppers (03:32)

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

  14. 29. Sensational Spinach (00:20:01)

    Learn the best ways to plant spinach and discover valuable harvesting tips.

  15. 30. Raising Landscaping Grade (00:01:00)

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

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