Plants are unable to absorb conventionally-used fertilizers well due to its unbalanced nature. Also, these harsh chemicals kill beneficial microbes that maintain plant health. An excess of chemical fertilizers can even burn delicate plant roots. Chemical fertilizers also damage the soil, leaving plants vulnerable to disease.
On the other hand, worm castings boast a complete nutrient profile. Additionally, vermicompost promotes the growth of good bacteria, which help guard plants from disease, and encourage high-quality growth. Likewise, the addition of vermicompost conditions and aerates the soil, promoting healthy plant roots. Most importantly, vermicompost is safe and organic.