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Children were able to make bird feeders and dig for earthworms.
The Worm Moon marks the time when the earth softens enough for earthworm casts to start appearing.
Investors were lured into spending millions of dollars to breed earthworms purportedly in demand by fishermen and zoos.
According to The Old Farmer's Almanac, Native Americans named the March full moon after the earthworms that would appear as the ground thawed, which in turn brought birds and spring.
Cranshaw and Shetlar bring us other garden invertebrates, including arachnids, mollusks, crustaceans and earthworms.
Top dressing means materials will work into the subsoil by rainfall, irrigation, and activity of subsoil organisms i.e. earthworms.
Tilling rips apart soil networks of fungi including mycorrhizae and colonies of microscopic creatures, as well as killing some earthworms and other macroscopic creatures.
Then there are lessons from the earthworm investment craze of the 1970s.
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Definition of earthworm for English Language Learners
: a long worm that lives in damp soil
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