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Where do all these worms come from, when it rains?

whenever it rains, there are always so many worms that all of a sudden appear on the cement...why?????

 
alexis_06

Asked by alexis_06 at 4:59 PM on Mar. 30, 2011 in Home & Garden

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Answers (12)
  • You would be surprised to know how many worms are right under the surface of your yard lol.
    They come up when it rains because as a pp stated their holes fill with water and they come up to avoid drowning.
    Gnomeofmyheart

    Answer by Gnomeofmyheart at 5:04 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • deep deep in the ground. and while they're gross, they're great for plants! I rejoice they're upcomming!
    spastic_poodle

    Answer by spastic_poodle at 12:09 AM on Mar. 31, 2011

  • Worms are good! Just gently relocate them to your lawn or garden or flower beds and let them do their work!
    misses_nick

    Answer by misses_nick at 5:00 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • their wormholes fill with rainwater so they come up so they can breathe
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 5:00 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • From underground that happens here in AZ too
    christinahenry

    Answer by christinahenry at 5:00 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • The ground, lol! They're great for yards! But they are stinky!
    Renee3K

    Answer by Renee3K at 5:01 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • holy cow they are gross! i remember one day i went out before daylight to look for the stupid dog, and was halfway down our 150' driveway before i realized i was walking all over big ol' fat ones! we had really healthy lawns at that house, and lots of moles-of course!, so these worms were like small, skinny snakes.
    ..icky on bare feet, i tell ya!
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 5:04 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • Gosh I have never noticed, but wish they would show up I'm ready to do some fishing this weekend
    buttonlts

    Answer by buttonlts at 5:30 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • I'm the weird one that hates worms but puts them all back on the grass because i hate seeing them die, i feel like screaming run dummies run..or slither faster, something..lol They come out of the ground not to die but then die anyway dum dums..lol
    JenzAmomOf2

    Answer by JenzAmomOf2 at 5:42 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • I hate when the sidewalk is covered in them - I have to close my eyes if I can't avoid stepping on them - ew ew ew!!!
    wishbearmom

    Answer by wishbearmom at 6:33 PM on Mar. 30, 2011