leafmould was Rainlilies & Stagonospora

Peter Taggart petersirises@gmail.com
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 12:48:01 PST
Earth worms break down the humus in potting mixes resulting in a paste
which does not drain so well. They are better kept out of pots!
Peter (UK)

On Sun, Dec 8, 2013 at 8:03 PM, Aad van Beek <avbeek1@hotmail.com> wrote:

> Ina wrote
>   I have never liked to use it in pots as earthworms are
> > in there then too.  I guess from this thread that actually is ok, to
> > have earthworms in potted mixes?
> >
> I wouldn't recommend to use earthworms in potted mixes.  Maybe bulbs are
> more tolerant but from past experience container plants with worms in it
> during winter storage did less well especially when the soil was not
> dry/dryish.
> Aad

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