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Top 68 Soil Projects

  1. 46. Keeping Potted Plants Hydrated (00:23)

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

  2. 47. Front Yard Transformation (05:47)

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

  3. 48. Soil Mix for Greenhouses

    DIY experts offer soil secrets for a successful greenhouse.

  4. 49. 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
  5. 50. Wacker Rammer Tamper (00:56)

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

  6. 51. 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.

  7. 52. How to Make Your Own Potting Soil

    There is no need to purchase expensive bagged potting soil once you learn how easy it is to mix at home.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 53. Laying a Sod Lawn (00:02:48)

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

  9. 54. Lumpy Lawn Cure (04:10)

    New lawns can be lumpy; here's advice to help you level your yard.

  10. 55. Fall Soil Preparation

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

  11. 56. Chessboard Patio (04:50)

    This yard is the ultimate entertaining space with its chessboard patio.

  12. 57. The Benefits of Compost

    The DIY Network experts discuss how compost gives plants an added natural boost without the use of synthetic fertilizers.

  13. 58. Soil Quality (01:25)

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

  14. 59. Starting a New Garden (20:00)

    We'll prep a new garden and demonstrate how to do a soil test.

  15. 60. Barreto Trencher (01:19)

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

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