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Top 68 Soil Projects

  1. 46. 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
  2. 47. 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.

  3. 48. Going Organic (04:58)

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

  4. 49. Chessboard Patio (04:50)

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

  5. 50. Front Yard Transformation (05:47)

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

  6. 51. Building Garden Beds (00:20:00)

    Build raised planting beds to create healthy soil for your garden plants.

  7. 52. A Lush Lawn for Curb Appeal (00:01:13)

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

  8. 53. 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.

  9. 54. Building a Planting Bed (00:60)

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

  10. 55. Tips for Watering Lawn in Summer

    The gardening experts at the DIY Network urge you to consider everything from soil properties to watering equipment when considering ho...

  11. 56. Wacker Rammer Tamper (00:56)

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

  12. 57. 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
  13. 58. 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
  14. 59. 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
  15. 60. Lumpy Lawn Cure (04:10)

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

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