(1) Use the end of a hand tool or a stick to tamp the soil until firm.(2) Gently tamp the soil around the base of each plant.(3) In firm ground you can just fill in around the hole and tamp the dirt down.(4) Meanwhile, she rocked back and forth to tamp down the sand.(5) Lightly sprinkle the sand with water and tamp it down before installing the liner.(6) The team used hand tools to tamp the aggregate into the mortar as the structure slowly rose from the seafloor.(7) Lay the pavings with uniform joints and firmly tamp into the bedding.(8) When the post is properly aligned, tamp it thoroughly to pack the dirt (if used) around the base of the post.(9) They also tamp the dirt around the seeds, giving the seeds a better chance of germinating.(10) Pack soil firmly and tamp to remove air pockets.(11) After perfectly leveling the greenhouse site, the contractor brought in a rolling vibrator, a mechanical compactor, and tamped the disturbed soil solid.(12) Once each layer is complete, the slip form is moved up and the next layer is tamped until the wall is complete.(13) If the level is too low, add more gravel before tamping the rest.(14) I learned to love early fall apples, their crisp taste tart on my tongue, and the feel of spring earth between my toes as I tamped down pea seeds behind my dad.(15) After tamping a few square feet, use a yardstick or a ruler to measure the tamped depth.(16) The concrete must be tamped or rammed down into its bed with a spade or rod.