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Top 68 Soil Projects

  1. 46. Soil Quality (01:25)

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

  2. 47. Laying a Sod Lawn (00:02:48)

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

  3. 48. Blueberries (04:43)

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

  4. 49. Watering Lawns and Plants (01:46)

    Ahmed demonstrates the right way to water lawns and plantings.

  5. 50. Essential Compacting Tips (01:13)

    Learn how to pack the soil to prevent loosening or cracking of the pavers.

  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. Wacker Rammer Tamper (00:56)

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

  8. 53. Soil Specifics

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

  9. 54. Raising Landscaping Grade (00:01:00)

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

  10. 55. Keeping Potted Plants Hydrated (00:23)

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

  11. 56. 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
  12. 57. #10: Grapple Attachment (01:14)

    A grapple attachment clears out brush without disturbing the soil.

  13. 58. Features and Devices for the Greenhouse

    The DIY Network experts discusses some features and devices that will enhance your greenhouse.

  14. 59. 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
  15. 60. How to Grow Potatoes (05:02)

    Joe Lamp'l shows how to plant, grow and harvest potatoes.

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