News & Events

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

Webinar Recaps: Sustainable Lawns & Farm Spreaders

April 12, 2021|Categories: News|

Did you miss Bloom's March events? We missed you too, but we've got you covered with an instant replay! Click here for a recording of our lunch and learn with the Potomac ASLA chapter, featuring horticulturalist Ron Alexander. The featured topic was sustainable lawns, but Ron covered much more ground

Retailer of the Month: Herring Run Nursery

April 11, 2021|Categories: News|

Blue Water Baltimore’s Herring Run Nursery, a vendor of 50-pound bags of Bloom, specializes in plants native to Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The nursery offers more than 250 native species of trees, shrubs, vines, flowers, and more to retail and wholesale customers alike. All nursery proceeds sales support Blue Water's mission