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Top 68 Soil Projects

  1. 31. Simple Soil Tests

    DIY Network experts show how a few simple tests can determine what you need to do to help your soil and improve your gardening results.

  2. 32. 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
  3. 33. Conducting a Soil Test

    Learn about the benefits of conducting a simple soil test. The DIY Network experts discuss how test results can tell you how to amend s...

  4. 34. Front Yard Transformation (05:47)

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

  5. 35. Lawn Care: Killing A Lawn, Testing Soil, Spreading Seed

    As with any project, before tackling the complicated aspects of a task, it's necessary to master the fundamentals first. These are the ...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 36. Knowing and Improving Your Soil

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

  7. 37. Sod Removal, Soil Prep and Weed Control

    Garden beds are a great way to lay out a vegetable garden. DIY shows how to clear the space, prep the soil and shield against weeds.

  8. 38. Strawberries (05:47)

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

  9. 39. Building a Planting Bed (02:36)

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

  10. 40. 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
  11. 41. Preparing Soil for a Garden

    DIY experts discuss how important it is to thoroughly prepare soil for the garden.

  12. 42. How to Grow Potatoes (05:02)

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

  13. 43. 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 ...

  14. 44. Barreto Trencher (01:19)

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

  15. 45. Growing Cucumbers (05:01)

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

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