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Posted in Caterpillars Centipedes and Millipedes Earthworms

Garden Worms You Want to Stick Around

Worms are typically thought of as the bane of a gardener’s existence. They chew through the leaves and stems of the very plants they spend time cultivating and nurturing and end up killing them, making it very frustrating for gardeners who are trying to get a good crop harvest going. However, there are certain garden worms that people do welcome, both for purposes of benefiting the miniature ecosystems they are building in their backyard and for the roles they play in superstition and folklore.

Posted in Interesting Worms Wooly Bear Worms

What Do Wooly Worms Eat?

Wooly worms eat a variety of plants and vegetables such as cabbage, spinach, grass, and clover. In order to survive, they must eat large quantities of food before settling in for the winter.