It’s not much to look at, but the lowly earthworm is essential for gardening and farming. We would be lost without it. These invertebrates work overtime to break down organic matter and are responsible for creating the fertile, nutrient-dense soil needed to grow plants. Your garden already has worms in it, but you can enrich the soil even more by using worms to create organic compost. Let them turn your kitchen waste into the nutrients that will help your garden grow.