News & Events

Photo of the Month: Capital Area Food Bank & Food for All DC

February 16, 2024|Categories: News|

When the weather gets tough, the tough gardeners get growing! We were so happy to receive these gorgeous photos of cold-season produce the Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB) recently grew with Bloom. Bloom is excited to continue its partnership with the Capital Area Food Bank and its partner organizations (like

Webinar on Managing Site-Specific Soils for ASLA CEU

February 16, 2024|Categories: News|

Join Bloom a webinar February 29 for an ASLA-accredited presentation on Managing Site-Specific Soils for Landscaping Success and Sustainability. The presentation, conducted by organics expert and certified LA CES trainer Ron Alexander, will review practical techniques and key concepts related to soil management and preparation techniques key to the success

Customer of the Month: Viking Farms & Cattle Co.

February 16, 2024|Categories: News|

Farming is an all-weather, all-season occupation -- no snow days! Thanks to Zach Zinn of Viking Farms & Cattle Co. in Newburg, Pa., for sharing this photo of a recent Bloom application. Viking Farms is a 14-acre cattle farm, which breeds Texas longhorns, where Bloom is being used to grow

PFAS & Biosolids Event Series Continues

February 16, 2024|Categories: News|

Confused about what you’ve been reading and hearing about PFAS and biosolids? Join Bloom February 28, at the Grange Hall in New Market, MD, for a candid and informative discussion to answer questions and address concerns. Space is limited; RSVP here by Feb. 21. A light breakfast will be served.

Maryland’s Secretary of Agriculture Tours Blue Plains

January 17, 2024|Categories: News|

Bloom had the honor and pleasure of hosting Maryland Secretary of Agriculture Kevin Atticks and Director of Government Relations Rachel Jones this month for a comprehensive tour and discussion at DC Water's Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant. The leaders were impressed with and supportive of Bloom's work to provide

MANTS 2024: Big Love to all of Bloom’s Friends & Fans

January 17, 2024|Categories: News|

A big thank you to everyone who visited Bloom at the MANTS 2024 show last week -- especially to those who played dress-up with us! Visitors posed with signs counting the ways and reasons they love Bloom, including handmade signs declaring "because it spreads like butter!" and "because we want

Customer of the Month: Brian Bauer

January 17, 2024|Categories: News|

Thanks to Brian Bauer of Severna Park, Maryland, for sending in these incredible before and after shots of his backyard (looks like Barbie's dreamhouse got a dream lawn too)! Brian says, "I have used other compost products in the past and Bloom blows the results away. My grass is greener

Bloom Hosts PFAS Presentation in Hughesville January 24, 2024

January 17, 2024|Categories: News|

Confused about what you’ve been reading and hearing about PFAS and biosolids? Join Bloom January 24, at the American Legion in Hughesville, MD, for a candid and informative discussion to answer questions and address concerns. Space is limited; RSVP here by Jan. 21. A light breakfast will be served. The

Odor Experiment Concludes Bloom is On Par with Soil Amendment Alternatives

January 17, 2024|Categories: News|

Bloom is often asked about its odor characteristics, which is a somewhat subjective matter. With the assistance of Maryland Environmental Service (MES), Bloom recently gathered soil amendments commonly used in the agricultural and landscaping community to compare odor profiles in a more systematic and objective manner. This process included a