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why do the worms avoid my garden bed

I have worms around the area of this garden bed that I have started.
After realizing that it had too much manure I grew a green manure crop in it, but the soils PH is so low the soil seems dead with nothing happening. I have now put a fare amount of lime in it( 2 weeks ago) still no worm movement and it still looks dead although it is friable. What else do I need to do to fix this problem.
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Submitted: 10:43AM, 23 Aug 2014
Answer: Hi Carole,
One of the things that you need to do is keep adding organic material. This includes manures and composts and mulch like sugarcane or lucerne. You need to turn it into the soil and then the worms and the benifical insects will come and do the rest. I hope this helps
http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/resources/soils/biology/earthworms
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Answered: 03:07PM, 27 Aug 2014

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