Photo by Melody
Calling all writers, especially those who wax poetic! If you have a way with words, here's your chance to put pen to paper and try your hand at writing an award-winning piece for us. Find all the details on our contest page.

Beginner Gardening: Water Worms or tragedy?, 3 by captKirkS

Communities > Forums

Image Copyright captKirkS

Subject: Water Worms or tragedy?

Forum: Beginner Gardening

<<< Previous photo Back to post
Photo of Water Worms or tragedy?
captKirkS wrote:
This morning I saw the most amazing site: hundreds of baby earth worms wiggling in a pool of water at the end of my driveway. We just had 2 days of torrential, non-stop rain that saturated the ground and usually sends worms onto the carport, seeking dry ground. I try to save them but they are usually so soggy, just touching them causes them to fall apart.

I'm assuming these baby worms rose to the top of the soil to escape the soaked ground and got washed into the gutter where the water accumulated. I've been trying to scoop up as many as I could and place them in the drying soil.

It just seems so strange that I sorta question my assumptions that these are worms that just got a bad deal from mother nature. I'm I correct?

This message was edited May 4, 2013 12:44 PM

Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Tour | Contact Us ]

Back to the top


Hope for America