worm casts

hi there, i am new to gardening and have been told that the small piles of earth on the lawn are worm casts , is there anything that i can do to prevent them , as they make the lawn very slippery and they look a mess , i live in the south of england thanks
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Worms are great for lawns, flower beds and vegetable gardens. Worms leave behind tunnels that let water, oxygen and valuable nutrients reach the root zones of many plants. This in turn will only benefit plant life in your garden.Worm casts add beneficial micro-organisms, organic matter and N-P-K to your soil. Just gather up your vermicompost and work it into the soil around a flower or vegetable garden. Use as you would with a regular compost. Or you can offer the casts to a fellow gardener who would be glad to take them off your hands. I look at worms as doing me a favour rather than being a nuinsance pest. I hope this helps. Renee Burry NL., Canada

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Dude...worm castings are one of the best signs of healthy dirt.....be glad you got them.
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Rake it in and cut the grass longer?
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On Mon, 01 Nov 2004 06:36:13 +0000, Noozer wrote:

This is the best information I ever have found on the subject: http://res2.agr.gc.ca/london/faq/earth-terre_e.htm#eliminate
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Timothy Wrote:

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Not only are the worms the best thing you could have in your yard, but since you live in England, be proud. Charles Darwin wrote a book based on his experiments of earthworms and their castings which is still quoted to this day. Just be careful as to what chemicals (fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, etc.) you apply to your yard. Check with your dealer for safety regarding the health of the earthworms and you'll enjoy a fine lawn for years to come.

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set off charges of TNT 5 ft below the surface, spaced 10 ft apart.

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Texas Tomatoes wrote:

You can live with them, or you can kill the worms. Of course, the worms are very beneficial to your lawn.
Check this link.
http://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profiles1001/worm_casts.asp Cheerio.
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