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Top 68 Soil Projects

  1. 31. 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
  2. 32. 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
  3. 33. Watering Lawns and Plants (01:46)

    Ahmed demonstrates the right way to water lawns and plantings.

  4. 34. Fall Soil Preparation

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

  5. 35. How to Grow Beets (04:34)

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

  6. 36. #10: Grapple Attachment (01:14)

    A grapple attachment clears out brush without disturbing the soil.

  7. 37. Front Yard Transformation (05:47)

    This century-old house may be a dream, but its yard is a nightmare.

  8. 38. Soil Quality (01:25)

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

  9. 39. 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 ...

  10. 40. Chessboard Patio (04:50)

    This yard is the ultimate entertaining space with its chessboard patio.

  11. 41. 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...

  12. 42. Essential Compacting Tips (01:13)

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

  13. 43. Laying Sod (01:00)

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

  14. 44. Raising Landscaping Grade (00:01:00)

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

  15. 45. Garden Soil Tests (01:34)

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

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