Where Do Tomato Worms Come From? (& How to Get Rid of Them)

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Tomato worms are not something that you want to find in your garden, especially if you have a tomato plant! As the name reveals, tomato hornworms are pests that feed on tomatoes and other plants in the nightshade family.  But where do tomato worms come from? The answer isthe tomato hornworm is technically not a worm, but a caterpillar and is a larvae of the Sphinx moth. KEY TAKEAWAYS The tomato hornworm can also attack:...

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Mealworms vs. Superworms (What’s The Difference?)

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Two of the most common types of feeder worms are mealworms and superworms. Mealworms and superworms share some common traits – like both being invertebrates – but are two different types of worms (technically, they’re both beetles larvae) that are often used to feed pet reptiles, amphibians, and birds. But what’s the difference between these two types of worms? And which one is better for your pet? The difference is mealworms are smaller than superworms...

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Worm Farm Conditioner – Ingredients, What it is & How to Use it (How to Make it at Home)

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Worm conditioners help to improve the quality of your worm farm by providing the worms with essential nutrients and minerals. But How and what’s in it? Can you make it yourself? We answer your most pressing questions! Worm farm compost conditioner is a treatment for your worm farm that works by keeping the soil bacteria optimal, and balances pH levels and moisture in your bin. Worm Farm compost conditioner is made out of varying ingredients,...

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5 Types of Worms in Potted Plants (Beneficial & Harmful Species)

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If you’re a gardener, it’s easy to forget that there are other living things in your potted plants… besides the plants! And sometimes those little creatures can be more than just pests – they can actually help your garden thrive. The types of worms in potted plants you might find include: Potworms (Enchytraeids) Red Wigglers (Eisenia foetida) Grub Worms Millipedes Parasitic Nematodes In this article, we’ll discuss these 5 types of worms found in potted...

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Do Moles Eat Worms and Grubs? (What Type of Worms?)

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Moles are known for their voracious appetites but their favorites are earthworms, grubs, insects and even small animals they can get their hands on. You’re probably curious if moles eat worms because of the confusion surrounding their diet. So, we did some thorough research to find out. It was initially thought that they were insectivores or carnivores, but recent studies have shown vegetable matter was found in their guts, which could indicate they may be...

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Do Turtles Eat Worms? (Snapping, Box and Painted Turtle Species)

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As omnivores, Turles have a varied diet which may include worms, snails, and small aquatic insects. Turtles are omnivores and they need a balanced diet that is rich in protein, minerals, and vitamins. They tend to eat any kind of worm they can get their claws on. In this article, we will show you more about what kind of worms they consume based on our hours of research. Yes, turtles do eat worms. They do...

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Do Cardinals Eat Worms? (What Type of Worm?)

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Cardinals will eat a variety of foods, ranging from seeds, plant matter to insects and even small vertebrates like lizards and frogs. These birds are striking with their bright red plumage and black faces. But do cardinals eat worms? The answer is yes, cardinals do eat worms! But contrary to popular belief, the northern cardinal does not have a diet that is wholly comprised of worms. It’s a bit more complicated than that. To understand...

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Can Venus Fly Traps Eat Worms? (Earthworms, Mealworms, Bloodworms & More)

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Venus flytraps are one of the most popular carnivorous plants in the world and a fantastic choice for anyone who wants to grow their own insect-eating plant. These plants are carnivorous, and they’re a lot of fun to have around the house. Their tiny, toothy traps catch insects, spiders and more. In this article we did hours of research to find out: what kind of worms Venus flytraps can eat whether you should feed your...

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Do Turkeys Eat Worms & Meal Worms? (Domestic and Wild)

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Turkeys have large appetites. They need a lot of food, from big-bodied adults to broods of rapidly developing turkey poults (baby turkeys). But do turkeys eat worms? We did hours of research to bring you the answer in this post! Their diet varies with the season and location.  Consider them as avian food enthusiasts, with a hundred different dietary options on the menu – some of which you wouldn’t expect.  If you might be wondering...

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Do Robins Eat Worms? (The Benefits, Why, and How Many Per Day)

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Robins are particularly known to eat insects and worms, but also feed on fruit and nuts wherever they find them. During spring, they lurk around gardens in search of worms. Robins are in constant search of earthworms, mealworms, and jumping worms, among other kinds of worms that they love to eat. In every backyard or soil-rich garden, you’ll notice there’s a high chance of seeing a Robin or two, with one eye, laser-focused on a...

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