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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

Historic Maryland Cornfield Restored with Bloom

May 09, 2022|Categories: News|

Many Maryland corn farmers turn to Bloom for a sustainable fertilizer and a great yield. So when Hampton National Historic Site needed help coaxing a historic cornfield back to life, Bloom was there for it! Located in Towson, Maryland, the National Park Service site today preserves the core of what

Another Day at the Bee Orphanage

May 06, 2022|Categories: News|

Of the many precious resources Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant captures, orphaned honeybees probably aren't top of mind. Yet tucked behind behind the Bloom blending pit, a row of brightly painted hives serve as home to recovered bee colonies that produce a few hundreds of pounds of award-winning honey