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Top 68 Soil Projects

  1. 31. Fall Soil Preparation

    DIY experts discuss how amending garden soil in the fall can make things a lot easier come spring.

  2. 32. Keeping Potted Plants Hydrated (00:23)

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

  3. 33. Starting a New Garden (20:00)

    We'll prep a new garden and demonstrate how to do a soil test.

  4. 34. 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. 35. How to Choose and Use a Rototiller

    The rotary tiller, which uses metal tines to break up the soil, is one of the most valuable tools a garden can have. The professionals ...

  6. 36. Laying a Sod Lawn (00:02:48)

    Ahmed explains and demonstrates the proper process for laying a sod lawn.

  7. 37. Fertilizer Facts

    DIY Network explains the key basics about fertilizer that will help you select the right type based on your soil composition and growin...

  8. 38. 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
  9. 39. Repotting a Plant (01:19)

    Ahmed Hassan shares some simple tips on how to repot a plant.

  10. 40. How to Grow Potatoes (05:02)

    Joe Lamp'l shows how to plant, grow and harvest potatoes.

  11. 41. Laying Sod (01:00)

    Jason Cameron shares tips on laying sod to create a lush new lawn.

  12. 42. 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. 43. Garden Soil Tests (01:34)

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

  14. 44. Knowing and Improving Your Soil

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

  15. 45. 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

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