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Top 68 Soil Projects

  1. 46. Front Yard Transformation (05:47)

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

  2. 47. 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
  3. 48. Conducting a Soil Test

    Learn about the benefits of conducting a simple soil test. The DIY Network experts discuss how test results can tell you how to amend s...

  4. 49. How To Find a Site and Sample Soil

    Learn how to determine a new garden's location and check the soil's condition.

    Time:
    Month
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 50. How to Grow Potatoes (05:02)

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

  6. 51. Going Organic (04:58)

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

  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. Laying Sod (01:00)

    Jason Cameron shares tips on laying sod to create a lush new lawn.

  9. 54. Essential Compacting Tips (01:13)

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

  10. 55. Lumpy Lawn Cure (04:10)

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

  11. 56. How to Add Soil Amendments and Critter Fencing

    Learn how to improve the soil by adding nutrients, and how to build a simple fence.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    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 Grow Beets (04:34)

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

  14. 59. Aerator Revitalizes Lawn (00:01:04)

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

  15. 60. 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

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