bugs - Knowledgebase Question

norwood, Mi
Question by sparkee2me
March 2, 2010
will spraying for insects kill earthworms and night crawlers

Answer from NGA
March 2, 2010


It depends on what you use. Earthworms spend their time beneath the surface of the soil so surface sprays shouldn't have any effect, but granular products could leach down into the soil and harm them. Check the label of the product to see if it poses a threat to earthworms.

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