I love worms!

trudi_dJune 16, 2006

Hi Trey,

I love my worms--they're very important in my garden beds and they're equally important to the health of my lawn.

What is the best way to foster and maintain a growing population of worms under my lawn?

TIA,

Trudi

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daylilylady(z5 ME)

Trudi, I'm so glad you asked that question. I mainly grow daylilies but have several other perineals. I want to encourage worms in my garden and lawn. Anxious to learn the answer.
Marilyn

    Bookmark   June 16, 2006 at 10:30AM
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trudi_d

Hi Marilyn!

I believe--as so many of us do--that worms are sign of a heathy ecosystem. They tunnel and aerate soil, they leave behind their little worm "poopies" which are a gentle fertilizer. The more you have the more you can get--as long as you maintain a compatible environment for them.

%T

Here is a link that might be useful: worm links from Cornell

    Bookmark   June 16, 2006 at 12:13PM
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ninjabut(USDA z 8,CA)

So which worms are you talking about?
I have the earthworms naturally in my regular (clay) soil, but have the red wigglers in my compost.
Do you dump the compost worms and all into/on the garden, reserving a few for a new batch, or do yoou sift the red wigglers out for as new compost batch?
TIA Nancy

    Bookmark   June 16, 2006 at 9:28PM
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barbe_wa

I've read that red worms won't survive long in garden soil so I try to save as many as possible for the newly started worm box. There are always quite a few that get in the garden in spite of my best efforts.

    Bookmark   June 20, 2006 at 12:48PM
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laura_1234_hotmail_com

HELLO!!!! I LOVE WORMS TOO!!!..I EAT THEM EVERYDAY!!! THEY'RE SO TASTY!!!!!! YUMMMMMYYYYYY!!!!!

    Bookmark   April 29, 2009 at 12:36PM
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tina_sexy_hotmail_com

OMG REALLY?? ME TOO!!!...DO YOU LIKE THEM FRIED OR BROILED?..CUZ I LIKE THEM FRIED WITH SOME GARLIC ON THE SIDE!!!!

    Bookmark   April 29, 2009 at 12:41PM
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boobooboobooo_hotmail_com

I like to stick worms up my sleeve and drop them into people's bags!! ahahhahahaaa

    Bookmark   May 7, 2009 at 1:30PM
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