Happy Halloween! It’s a great day to talk about worms! But before you say “ewww!” keep in mind that these worms are one of your greatest garden allies. I’m talking, of course, about the humble earthworm…
You have probably heard that earthworms are a wonderful creature to have in your garden, but you may not know exactly why, or how they help you in your gardening venture.
Today we’re exploring the marvelous ways that this incredible little “creepy-crawly” is benefiting your garden in ways you may never suspect.
From aerating the soil, to creating rich compost, to helping nutrients reach your plants’ roots, the earthworm is a busy little wriggler!
Here’s how they work to benefit your garden, and what you can do to protect and encourage earthworms in your soil: