Checking over my plastic dustbins (which I use as water butts in the garden), I notice there are a lot of dead worms in the bottom of the bin - dead because they have been submerged in the several inches of water I left in there in Autumn.
I wondered how they got there as there are no holes in the bins and they're lidded. They weren't there in Autumn.
Anybody know if worms have a propensity for bin dwelling?
Worms as with all living things start as eggs/then larva/embryo- which may be so small as to not be easily noticeable- birds eat worms amd may 'exude' eggs/larva which then hatch only to discover nothing to eat and no swimming lessons. ;-]
We did that trick of planting yoghurt cartons full of ale in the garden to keep the slugs from the strawberries. Worked a treat, but several nights poor sleep listening to slugs singing and dancing and having a bloody good time ....before they drunkenly fell in