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Top 68 Soil Projects

  1. 16. Garden Soil Tests (01:34)

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

  2. 17. Essential Compacting Tips (01:13)

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

  3. 18. 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
  4. 19. Building a Planting Bed (00:60)

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

  5. 20. Picket Fence Planter (05:49)

    Plant a mint or herb garden in this easy-to-make picket fence planter.

  6. 21. Growing Cucumbers (05:01)

    Joe gives step-by-step instructions for planting easy-to-grow cucumbers.

  7. 22. Sensational Spinach (00:20:01)

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

  8. 23. Soil Specifics

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

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

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

  10. 25. Barreto Trencher (01:19)

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

  11. 26. Tomatoes in a Hanging Basket (00:05:35)

    Here's what you need to know about growing tomatoes in a hanging basket.

  12. 27. Weeds as Warnings

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

  13. 28. #10: Grapple Attachment (01:14)

    A grapple attachment clears out brush without disturbing the soil.

  14. 29. How to Lay Sod

    Everything grows in the soil, so it's important to prepare the soil properly.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 30. Soil Preparation

    Organic amendments will help correct soil deficiencies in a new garden.

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