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Old 09-18-2016, 11:24 PM   #1
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How to get rid of Night Crawlers in my lawn?


Night Crawlers have destroyed half of my backyard in less than 2 years. The lawn is so lumpy and hard just mowing it is a nightmare. Whats the best way to get rid of these the quickest and easiest way? It doesn't have to be natural or environmentally safe method although i'm not oppsed to it. help!

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I thought nightcrawlers mixed and loosened up the soil.

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Don't know what is messing up your yard, moles maybe, but its not nightcrawlers.
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http://www.vegetablegardener.com/ite...in-your-garden
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Box them up and send them to me.
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i found several articles stating that too many like anything else is a bad thing:

http://www.gardenguides.com/85381-re...lers-lawn.html

http://www.ehow.com/how_7454558_rid-nightcrawlers.html

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No way would I want to get rid of any form of earth worms!
As mentioned if there's damage to your lawn it's not the worms causing it, it's far more likely moles or voles.
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No way would I want to get rid of any form of earth worms!
As mentioned if there's damage to your lawn it's not the worms causing it, it's far more likely moles or voles.
my lawn does not have tunnel damage that voles can make. instead, the damage looks more like the pics in this forum:

http://forums2.gardenweb.com/discuss...entify-problem
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Mole crickets?
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I have similar hummocks, they are caused by moles. The moles and I have a deal, I don't bother them, they don't bother me. I don't think the hills are caused by worms, but I did see a movie once called Tremors, maybe you have giant earthworms living under your lawn....
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Post a pic of your yard Lou
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Geez, I'm looking to ADD worms to my yard.
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I would be much more concerned with the weeds, rather than the supposed worms.
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Take up fishing as a hobby.
Nightcrawlers make good bait.
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