Question by  phil9745 (160)

Is it common to have mites in the soil after watering?

I have noticed that every time I water my lawn that I have mites come to the surface.


Answer by  Hobo (19)

Mites are attracted to moist places and it not uncommon to find them in and around moist soil However, to find that mites surface upon watering suggests that the mites are already in the soil and are surfacing to escape drowning.


Answer by  simna (473)

After watering the soil you may see some mites there. There is nothing to worry about it. It is very common. It is the symptom of good soil. Most of the mites won't cause any irritation or damage to the plants. But some of them may bite and cause irritation to humans.


Answer by  Jeanne72 (436)

it might not that common "Mite is a term commonly used to refer to a group of insect-like organisms, some of which bite or cause irritation to humans. "


Answer by  shakkira (8) is a common nature of our precious need of worrying about the mites after is a symbol of good soil

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