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Top 68 Soil Projects

  1. 16. 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.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 17. 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
  3. 18. 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
  4. 19. Growing Herbs (03:18)

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

  5. 20. Knowing and Improving Your Soil

    The gardening experts at DIYNetwork.com share tips on determining your soil's pH and texture.

  6. 21. Keeping Potted Plants Hydrated (00:23)

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

  7. 22. Barreto Trencher (01:19)

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

  8. 23. Strawberries (05:47)

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

  9. 24. Soil Amendments 101

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

  10. 25. Raising Landscaping Grade (00:01:00)

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

  11. 26. 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
  12. 27. 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
  13. 28. Solarizing Soil (02:18)

    Reduce disease in your garden by solarizing your soil. .

  14. 29. Weeds as Warnings

    DIY Network offers tips on how you can let weeds tell you what's wrong with your garden.

  15. 30. #10: Grapple Attachment (01:14)

    A grapple attachment clears out brush without disturbing the soil.

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