No Such Thing As Waste, Only Wasted Resources
This video introduces Bloom, DC Water’s Class A Exceptional Quality biosolids fertilizer and soil amendment, from process to end product.
Who is Bloom for?
Bloom is one of the most affordable, high performing soil conditioners available to the landscaping trade.
Bloom is a slow-release fertilizer rich in organic matter, ideal for improving soil structure and promoting drought tolerance.
Meet organic matter specs and get grass growing quickly, cheaply and sustainably with Bloom.
Bloom is a sustainable, multi-purpose soil amendment, providing the nutrients of a fertilizer and the organic matter of compost to keep your lawn and garden healthy.
Benefits from Soils Expert
“Bloom has tremendous potential. The plants not only are bigger, but the tissues are thicker and the taste is delicious. You look at how healthy the plants are and how lush the growth is, there is something there. And what is there is Bloom.”
– Dr. Frank Gouin, Professor Emeritus of Horticulture, University of Maryland
How to use Cured Bloom
Bloom is a slow release fertilizer, releasing a slow, steady amount of nutrients over time. Natural slow release fertilizers like Bloom slowly add nutrients to the soil by naturally breaking down and decomposing into a plant-available form. The advantages of a slow-release fertilizer are that your plants are spoon fed nutrients over time, rather than a chemical based, quick release fertilizer that provides a large one time shot of immediately available nutrients. Quick release fertilizers are typically more mobile, meaning they are more subject to run off and to wash out of the root zone. They also need to be applied more judiciously to avoid foliage burn.
Bloom’s slow release fertilizer, recycled from the wastewater stream, provides nutrients to your plants and soil over multiple seasons. Incorporate Bloom into your soil before planting for best results.
Before & After
What they say
We were in desire of a product to incorporate in helping us reach a desired level of recovery from summer stress in a short amount of time. We have seen great results in large rough areas as well as small areas i.e. fairway and tee spots. Bloom’s Woody Blend mixed with the proper seed gives an instant ‘bang’ and provides prolonged nutrients for the seedlings for a great stand of turf. We are pleased with the results and will continue this great partnership for days to come.
-Allen Turner, Golf Course Superintendent, Four Streams Golf Course
Urban N. Zink has had a high level of turfgrass success since instituting Bloom as our preferred topsoil amendment for elevating organic matter. Bloom delivers a high quality, visually pleasing, and agronomically strong product with lasting results. James worked with us to understand our requirements to ensure Bloom would bring the necessary nutrients to meet our specifications. The level of logistical, sales, and administrative service rendered by the Bloom team is first-class.
– Bobby Howells, Project Manager, Urban N. Zink Contractor, Inc.
This was our first job with Bloom and we got better results than I think we’ve ever seen, and certainly never so quickly! We did core aeration and overseeding of an existing lawn with poor, claylike soil and within seven days the tall fescue grass was jumping. Anyone trying to establish grass should consider using Bloom
– Bobby White, Owner, Maple Hill Lawn & Garden
Customers come to retailers like us looking for new and innovative ways to garden. Selling Bloom allows us to offer a quality and unique product that not only helps them grow better and healthier plants but also contribute to creating a better environment.
– Michael Siegel, Owner, W.S. Jenks & Son
News & Events
Customer of the Month: LiveWell Outdoors
Bloom is proud to be working with top-notch landscapers like LiveWell Outdoors, helping to create stunning, sustainable landscapes like this one in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, for DMV residents. "For over three years, we’ve
Lawn Makeover: “It’s Magic!”
Thanks to Reverend Dr. Tim West, a Hughesville, Maryland resident, for the gorgeous pic of his lawn post-Bloom last year. He sent this to us while placing a new order for Fresh Bloom,
Bloom Celebrates Earth Day in Anacostia
Every day is Earth Day at Bloom, given our work to protect the Chesapeake Bay, improve soil health, and reduce DC Water's carbon footprint. Bloom is therefore delighted to take part in the