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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

Ask the Expert: What fertilization should I do for my trees and shrubs?

February 10, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

By Ron Alexander Guidance in tree and shrub fertilization has changed over time. The University of Maryland (from Fertilizing Trees and Shrubs) currently suggests that: “In most landscapes, healthy trees and shrubs do not require fertilizers, especially when they reach their mature size [because] trees and shrubs absorb nutrients

Ask the Expert: Bloom and Phosphorus

December 14, 2021|Categories: News|

By Ron Alexander Q: I find the labels and regulations around phosphorus confusing. What can I expect from the phosphorus in Bloom? A: The short answer is you’re not alone in finding this confusing, and it’s complicated. Phosphorus is one of the 16 essential plant nutrients and one of