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Top 68 Soil Projects

  1. 46. Soil Preparation

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

  2. 47. Soil Specifics

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

  3. 48. How to Grow Beets (04:34)

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

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

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

  5. 50. A Lush Lawn for Curb Appeal (00:01:13)

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

  6. 51. Aerator Revitalizes Lawn (00:01:04)

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

  7. 52. 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
  8. 53. #10: Grapple Attachment (01:14)

    A grapple attachment clears out brush without disturbing the soil.

  9. 54. Soil Preparation for Perennials

    A DIY Network expert explains how to prepare soil for growing healthy perennials.

  10. 55. Barreto Trencher (01:19)

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

  11. 56. 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
  12. 57. 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.

  13. 58. 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
  14. 59. 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.

  15. 60. Preparing Soil for a Garden

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

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