Taking the kids fishing? Need some worms? Well you don't need to digging up half the yard or drive all over town looking for someone who sells them either. Here's what you do - Take a large container (bucket, bathroom waste basket,etc) and fill it with water. Then add about 3 giant squeezes or 6 Tablespoons of liquid dishsoap. Stir it up and take it outside. No, you're not washing the car so don't worry.
Find a good spot in the lawn and dump it on the grass in a 1 foot area. Give it about 5 minutes and the worms will start to come out. Just make sure you have a container to put them in. Now jump in the car (don't forget the kids) and go fishing. Remember your sunblock ;)
By Suzanne S.
Yes! You can use dishwashing soap, or bleach with warm water. (09/16/2004)
But it kills the grass!
I tried it, it doesn't work. I feel like a bit of a foolish sitting with my nose inches from the grass for about 15 minutes and there wasn't a single worm to be seen! I'm a bit disappointed! (09/01/2006)
Great advice! Almost as good as a worm bed! (04/21/2007)
How many will come up though? (06/06/2008)
It doesn't work! I'm very disappointed by your useless advice. (06/26/2008)
It's perfect! I got loads of worms coming up! But does it kill worms? (07/03/2008)
It was astounding. We tried one place, but the ground was too hard so we had no results. We tried where there were a bunch of leaves and sure enough we got plenty. It can't magically create worms, it only brings them out; hence you should do this in a spot that is well aerated and fertilized. Where leaves gather and break down is an ideal spot for worms to be. (08/09/2008)
By Chris and Kimberly
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