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Bloom Featured in MarketWatch: Best New Ideas in Money podcast

September 25, 2022|Categories: News|

Bloom made headlines again this September, being featured in the Dow Jones podcast MarketWatch: Best New Ideas in Money, hosted by reporter Charles Passy and economist Stephanie Kelton. In an episode entitled Are we wasting our waste?, the podcast covered the rich opportunities in recycling human waste, generating fertilizer,

Bloom Products Granted USDA Biobased Certification

August 30, 2022|Categories: News|

Bloom is pleased to announce its full line of products have been approved for the USDA certified biobased product designation. Biobased products are derived from plants and other renewable agricultural, marine, and forestry materials. They generally provide an alternative to conventional petroleum derived products and include a diverse range

Bloom Granted Label Recognizing “Slowly Available Phosphate”

August 30, 2022|Categories: News|

Bloom's label will soon get an update to formally recognize the slow release nature of its phosphorus. The change comes on the back of recently approved lab methods to verify the water-extractable phosphate (WEP) in carbon-based products like Bloom. Of the 1.5% phosphorus claimed on the Bloom label, only .05%

New Bloom Retailer: Chesapeake Landscape Supply

July 18, 2022|Categories: News|

Bloom is excited to announce its latest retailer, Chesapeake Landscape Materials in Pasadena, MD. The company is now carrying Bloom's full line of products, including cured Bloom in bag and Bloom's sandy blend in bulk, both great topdressing options. “Chesapeake Landscape Materials has heard the needs from our customers for another source

Bay Journal Showcases Blue Plains’ Innovations and Successes

July 18, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Bloom is among the many cost- and energy-saving innovations heralded in a recent Bay Journal piece showcasing DC Water's Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant. Radhika Fox, assistant administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Water, was quoted in the piece as saying "she wished she could 'bottle up' the progress

Bloom Bridges the Organic Matter Gap on DC’s Frederick Douglass Project

June 27, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

The Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge project is not only the largest construction project in DC history, it's also Bloom’s largest project to date. The bridge’s new design included significant landscaping and turf establishment to beautify the area and green up new paths for those walking and biking across the bridge, which is where

Ask the Expert: Can I Apply Bloom in the Summer if I Missed the Spring Season?

June 23, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

By Ron Alexander Generally, gardeners and professional landscapers understand that you don’t ‘work’ the soil when it is excessively dry, like in the summer, as this can destroy the soil’s structure. Planting during the summer heat increases the risk of plant establishment failure, as plants require more water, so