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Old March 30th, 2006, 07:55 PM
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Do worms eat bulbs?

That's my question: do worms eat bulbs?
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Re: Do worms eat bulbs?

Not that I am aware of. This is Earth Worms right? Earth Worms only feed on dead and rotting matter such as leaf litter or vegetable peelings (in the compost heap). I suppose they could feed on bulbs but only if they were already dead or rotting. I have found worm-like maggots feeding on rotten bulbs in the past.
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Re: Do worms eat bulbs?

All sorts of stuff will eat bulbs, but earthworms don't have teeth, they might go for the composting stuff around the outside of a bulb, but that would be it.
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