When your soil starts to smell moldy, there are a number of things you can do to help.

Mold in the soil is a common problem in many homes.

It can affect the environment and, as it dries out, can make your house unhygienic.

Here are the steps you can take to help keep your home mold free.1.

Determine what mold can be found in your soil.2.

Check the moisture content of your soil to make sure it is adequate.3.

Remove all of the dead plants that grow in your yard.4.

Remove the dead wood, stone and other debris that grows in the yard.5.

Wash your soil thoroughly with a mild detergent or soap.6.

Mix up a solution of 5% bleach, 2% vinegar, 1% ammonia and 1% vinegar solution to the soil.7.

Fill your garden bed with the solution.8.

Sprinkle the mixture in a circle around your garden to help control the mold growth.9.

Once the mold has settled, water the area thoroughly with fresh or tap water.10.

Use a damp cloth to wipe down any areas that may have mold in the ground.