With all this rain, the earthworms are all over sidewalks and driveways in Northern Colorado. Don't ignore them. Pick them up (gently), and throw them in your garden. A Master Gardener at Colorado State University wrote a great article titled Earthworms: More Than Fish Bait in which they say "the lowly earthworm determines the success of a garden as much as the gardener". Don't be afraid to touch them, we all did as kids. It took me about 2 minutes to round up the 4 worms pictured here.