News & Events

Customer Spotlight: Ruppert Nursery

July 19, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: |

If you're a landscaper who has ever purchased trees from Ruppert Nurseries, you may have procured a specimen grown in Bloom! The wholesale grower grows approximately 150 varieties of shade, ornamental and evergreen trees for outplanting, including prominent sites like the National Mall, the White House, the National Zoo and Flight 93

Retailer Spotlight: Gambrills Flower Farm

June 11, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: |

Bloom is proud to be serving growers in Anne Arundel County through Gambrills Flower Farm, a family-owned garden center in Gambrills, Maryland. Gambrills Flower Farm offers not only garden essentials such as Bloom soil amendments in bulk, mulch and homegrown ornamentals, it also sells produce grown on the premises and

Photo of the Month: Green (Lawn) Carpet Looks

June 11, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: |

Yet another happy lawn greened up with Bloom, courtesy of Tim Caldwell of Potomac, Maryland. "This spring the Bloom you provided really did its job. Before we spread the Bloom, we had the yard aerated. I then spread a good quality seed suited for sun and shade. We used

Fishing Fridays with Anacostia Riverkeepers and Bloom

June 11, 2021|Categories: Event|Tags: , |

Looking for a fun, free Friday family night activity? Anacostia Riverkeeper is hosting free fishing nights throughout July and August at Washington, DC's Diamond Teague Pier. On July 23 and August 20, families can learn more about the wastewater treatment process via a hands-on, kid-friendly experiment from the book Wendy, Where Does Our Wastewater Go?  The book,

Welcoming New Bloom Team Addition

May 20, 2021|Categories: News|

Bloom is pleased to welcome Jimmy Larimore, Bloom Scale Technician, to the team! Jimmy is no stranger to wastewater, having worked for Charles County's wastewater treatment plant before joining DC Water three years ago. He's also no stranger to Bloom, having used it to topdress his lawn and incorporate into

Customer of the Month: Quiet Waters

May 06, 2021|Categories: News|

Quiet Waters Park, a 340-acre park in Anne Arundel County, is new to Bloom, but its horticulturalist, Matt Pruett, is an old friend, having used our products at River Farm in Alexandria. "I am excited to bring Bloom here to Quiet Waters Park, having seen its benefits both as a soil

Enter to Win the Bloom & Grow Photo Contest!

May 05, 2021|Categories: News|

In case you missed the announcement during Bloom's Earth Day event on responsible feeding and fertilization with Homestead Gardens, we are teaming up on a photo contest that will run all season! Take a photo of something you’ve grown in Bloom and upload via this form for a chance to win $150 gift certificate to Homestead

Spring 2021 Small Order Policy Changes

April 17, 2021|Categories: News|

Bloom is heading into our busy season and want to update our customers on a few changes to our delivery and order policies. Orders of 1-5 yards: if you're in the immediate DC area, we can offer delivery for just $75 plus cost of material. We are no longer allowing self