Earth Worms…More Beneficial Than You May Think
Most seasoned gardeners know that Earth Worms are a compliment to the soil conditions you have. The better your soil..the more worms you will see. This a great article taken from “Organic Gardening.com” , very well written about some of the important creatures helping you underground…
Earthworms, worm casting, and vermicomposting.
- The pale red garden earthworm is often called “nature’s plow.” That’s because an earthworm pushes through soft earth with the point of its head. If the soil is hard, the worm eats its way through, forming interconnected burrows, some several feet deep. Burrows loosen the soil, admitting air and water and helping roots grow. A single acre of cultivated land may be home to as many as 500,000 earthworms, each making thesoil a better place for plants.
to read this informative article, please visit http://www.organicgardening.com/learn-and-grow/understanding-earthworms
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