Why Are We Thankful for Earthworms?
They are a large importance to soil health. Through their waste, they are able to provide nutrients and minerals from below the surface. They primarily live under ground, except when mating or feeding. Their digging habits reach as far as 6.5 feet underground in forms of tunnels that provide passage ways for air and water, which in return helps the growth of your garden and or plants.
They are not technically considered insects but they do help with decomposing leaves and roots. There are also other uses of these pest, for example, they are placed in residential compost, provide a source of food for birds and toads, and are also used as bait for recreational fishing. To summarize, earthworms provide nutrients for soil, help with garden growth, feed birds and toads, and provide bait for fishing.
Here are some other pest we can be thankful for.