The Dirt on Earthworms (via Michigan Nature Association)

The earthworm is a gardeners biggest ally in nutrient rich soil, read on for more information.
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The Dirt on Earthworms By Tina Patterson Like Rodney Dangerfield, the lowly earthworm gets no respect. Yet, this seemingly unimportant lumbricid is an indicator of soil health, and can dramatically impact soil structure, water movement, nutrient dynamics and plant growth. There are 21 different species of earthworms in Michigan, and 50-300 worms can be found in a square yard of cropland nutrient-rich soil. Earthworms are made up of many small segments, each segment wit … Read More

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