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Top 68 Soil Projects

  1. 31. 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
  2. 32. Building a Planting Bed (02:36)

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

  3. 33. 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. 34. Building Garden Beds (00:20:00)

    Build raised planting beds to create healthy soil for your garden plants.

  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. 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...

  7. 37. 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
  8. 38. The Right Way to Plant a Tree

    DIY experts discuss how healthy roots and cultivating the surrounding soil are keys to success in planting a new tree.

  9. 39. 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
  10. 40. Sensational Spinach (00:20:01)

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

  11. 41. Going Organic (04:58)

    Joe Lamp'l shows how to start a garden or convert an old one to organic.

  12. 42. Raising Landscaping Grade (00:01:00)

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

  13. 43. Knowing and Improving Your Soil

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

  14. 44. 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.

  15. 45. A Lush Lawn for Curb Appeal (00:01:13)

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

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