Obviously visible to the naked eye, bugs, spiders, earthworms, snails, slugs – all have their place in a functioning soil ecosystem.
The bigger soil life functions as soil life transport systems and incubators.
Here are some resources to get to know them better:
Earth worms: An annual earth worm survey is very insightful, can help us celebrate the successes of our improved soil care, or prompt to adjust our management.
And if you want to really get close and personal, here is an earth worm identification key.
And if you really get the earthworm bug, you might end up joining the earth worm society!
More to follow…
As always, please let us know what other resources are valuable to you in the comments.