Insect eggs on top of soil

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  1. cuatro-gatos

    cuatro-gatos In Flower

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    Sorry I do not have a photo, but has anyone noticed tiny piles of brownish grain-like eggs?
    In each of my raised beds (also regular soil in between) there are dozens and dozens of
    these tiny piles. I guess each one contains say 200-300 eggs. They are a terracotta brownish color. Never saw what lays these eggs. Any ideas?
     
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  3. toni

    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Are you sure those are eggs?
     
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    mart Hardy Maple

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    Sounds more like worm castings. I have never heard of an insect that does that. Worm castings will look like that and can appear as one tiny pile or the ground can be covered in them. Pics would help .
     
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