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Yes, that is not an earthworm. That is a curl grub which you definitely don’t want to encourage.
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Enriching your soil cheaply can be as easy as asking local grass cutters to spread their cuttings on your lawn area and letting it compost into the soil. My lawn / future garden area is looking very green and healthy now with very few weeds. If you have nettles growing see it for what it is a sign of great soil. A win win win since your soil is enriched, the cutter saves dumping fees and the grass is not creating methane in the dump.

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Looks like we all picked up on the curl grub.

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