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Top 68 Soil Projects

  1. 46. Soil Mix for Greenhouses

    DIY experts offer soil secrets for a successful greenhouse.

  2. 47. 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. 48. Weeds as Warnings

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

  4. 49. Going Organic (04:58)

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

  5. 50. Fall Soil Preparation

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

  6. 51. 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
  7. 52. Laying a Sod Lawn (00:02:48)

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

  8. 53. How to Grow Peppers (03:32)

    Joe Lamp'l shares expert advice on planting and growing peppers.

  9. 54. Aerator Revitalizes Lawn (00:01:04)

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

  10. 55. 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.

  11. 56. Soil Specifics

    DIY experts discuss how to check soil conditions and what kinds of characteristics "good" soil should have.

  12. 57. 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
  13. 58. Keeping Potted Plants Hydrated (00:23)

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

  14. 59. Wacker Rammer Tamper (00:56)

    Wacker's four-cylinder Rammer Tamper makes soil compacting a breeze.

  15. 60. How to Analyze Soil Temps and Drainage

    Soil temperature and water drainage rates are as important to a plant as sunlight and fertilizer. Learn how to analyze these key elemen...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy

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