How do worms affect plant growth?
Worms decomposs carbon matter and replace it with 'worm castings' which is now an available form of nutrition for plants. Worms also help aerate the soil by burrowing. ...
Are the red worms in your swimming pool dangerous?
Red worms in your swimming pool are NOT dangerous to you but it is dangerous to the red worms. Red worms are much like earthworms. They need to be in soil not water with harmful chemicals such as chlorine. I have no red worms in MY pool as you so state. ...
Asked in Animal Behavior, Compost and Mulch, Worms
What do worms do for a compost pile?
Aeration, elimination, enrichment, and moisturization are what worms do for a compost pile. Worms contribute to proper air levels by burrowing tunnels through layers of compostable materials which they enrich with soluble nutrients in their excretions and with their deaths. ...
Asked in Caterpillars, Mexican Food, Tequila
Why do they put worms in tequila?
Nobody puts worms in tequila. But under the influence of Mexico City entrepreneur Jacobo Lozano Paez since 1950, people put red or white agave worms in mescal bottles. Locals relish eating the worm because of its reputed aphrodisiac properties and residue from burrowing into the agave plantâ€™s pineapple-like heart. ...
Asked in Earthworms
Are earthworms and red worms the same thing?
Red worms and earthworms are the same thing. They are closely related to each other, though. Red worms make much better worm farm worms or composting worms than regular earth worms because of their higher rate of soil assimilation. ...
Asked in Centipedes, Red Foxes, Worms
How large do red worms get?
The species of earthworms range in the thousands, there are many names for Red Worms, or Redworms, some are: tiger worms, red wigglers, branding worms and manure worms just to name a few, as for size that also varies depending on the species as well. Please see related link below! ...