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Top 68 Soil Projects

  1. 31. Soil Preparation

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

  2. 32. 5 Frequent Questions About Yard Prep for Growing Vegetables

    DIY answers the top five questions about preparing the yard for a vegetable garden.

  3. 33. Raising Landscaping Grade (00:01:00)

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

  4. 34. How To Lay New Sod

    A quick fix to a dead landscape is instant green sod. Just a few rolls make a vibrant green carpet.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 35. Building a Planting Bed (02:36)

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

  6. 36. Weeds as Warnings

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

  7. 37. Fall Soil Preparation

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

  8. 38. Aerator Revitalizes Lawn (00:01:04)

    Jay encourages homeowners to use an aerator to revitalize compacted lawns.

  9. 39. Blueberries (04:43)

    Plant right and you'll be rewarded with delicious blueberries for years.

  10. 40. Soil Quality (01:25)

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

  11. 41. 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 ...

  12. 42. 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...

  13. 43. How to Use a Yard Compactor

    A yard compactor packs down gravel and soil. It has a heavy steel plate on the bottom that causes the vibration that packs down the dir...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  14. 44. 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.

  15. 45. 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

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