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2021 MANTS Show Specials: 50% Off First Order & Free Delivery!

  • For MANTS attendees, Bloom is offering 50% off first-time orders of bulk soil amendment and fertilizer products plus free delivery of all first-time orders within 45 miles of 20032 zip code. This includes our woody blend, sandy blend and fresh Bloom in bulk as well as our cured Bloom, a slow release fertilizer sold by the pallet in 50 pound bags. Click here  for more information about all of our products!

Soil conditioner made from Class A biosolids.
Bloom is a soil builder with nutrients. Use it for plant or turf establishment, topsoil blending, or potting soil mixtures. Available in bulk and bags.



Bloom is an EPA Certified Class A Exceptional Quality Biosolids soil amendment. It is a sustainable alternative to chemical fertilizers and an affordable alternative to compost. Bloom gives trees, turf and flowers a boost as it is high in organic matter and rich in nutrients. Additionally, Bloom improves drought resistance, provides slow releasing nitrogen and contains iron for darker grass and greener leaves. A versatile product, Bloom can be used for turf and garden establishment, remediating nutrient deficient soils, tree planting and landscape maintenance. Bloom's customers and resellers include fellow MANTS exhibitors Homestead Gardens, Abby Farms, JK Enterprise and Grant County Mulch. We are currently available to customers in Virginia, Maryland, DC and Pennsylvania.

Address: 5000 Overlook Ave SW Washington, DC 20032
Email:  bloom@bloomsoil.com     Contact:   Brower, Bill
Phone:  202-787-4296   FAX:  202-787-4226

             



Give your trees, grass, plants and flowers a boost with Bloom®, a soil conditioner rich in organic matter and nutrients made from Class A Exceptional Quality biosolids produced at DC Water’s Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant. 

  • Nutrient-rich soil conditioner providing slow-release nitrogen, iron for darker grass and green leaves and other micronutrients
  • Bloom is an all-in-one concentrated product, providing the nutrients of a fertilizer and the organic matter of compost.
  • It’s great for flowers, trees, grass and vegetables, and helps improve root and leaf growth. It can be used indoors or outdoors.
  • Its slow release nutrients mean you’ll continue to see results over multiple seasons from one application.
  • According to research conducted at Virginia Tech, Bloom helps improve drought resistance and water holding capacity.
  • Bloom is sustainably and locally made by DC Water, helping reduce carbon emissions and generate renewable energy.

Guaranteed Nutrient Analysis 1.5-1.5-0

  • Fresh

    Fresh Bloom is DC Water’s Class A Exceptional Quality biosolids product. It has been dewatered and contains about 30 percent solids. A favorite of farmers, soil blenders and contractors, Fresh Bloom is sold in bulk by DC Water. Review our Fresh Bloom Analysis (PDF).

     
     

    Cured

    Cured Bloom is the same high quality product but has been dried to a consistency of potting soil, making it easy to handle. It’s available in bags and bulk at retailers around the Washington metropolitan area. Review our Cured Bloom Lab Analysis (PDF).

     
     

    Woody Blend

    Our Woody Blend (30% Fresh Bloom and 70% hardwood fines), made at our Blue Plains facility, is a great all-purpose soil amendment, which you can use as you would Leafgro or other compost. Review our Woody Blend Lab analysis (PDF).

     
     

    Sandy Blend

    Our Sandy Blend is an all-purpose, high performing blend for topdressing lawns and more, sold in bulk from Blue Plains. Review our Sandy Bloom Lab analysis (PDF).

Woody Blend – Sustainable Soil Conditioner

Bloom's Woody Blend, produced at Blue Plains, is a great alternative to compost, providing organic matter as well as slow release nutrients to stimulate improved plant growth. This blend is available in bulk to customers in VA, MD, DC and PA.

Woody Blend: A Sustainable, Slow Release Soil Conditioner 

Bloom is a high performing soil conditioner made from EPA-certified Class A Exceptional Quality biosolids at Blue Plains, the world’s largest advanced wastewater plant.  Our woody blend, produced at Blue Plains, is a great alternative to compost, providing organic matter as well as nutrients to stimulate improved plant growth of all kinds. This blend is available in bulk (minimum order of 15 cy) to all customers in Virginia, Maryland, DC and Pennsylvania. We can also work with soil blenders interested in manufacturing this blend at their own facility.

Product analysis:
Total Nitrogen: ~1%
Phosphorus (as P2O5): ~1%
Potassium (as K2O): 0
Organic matter: ~61%
C:N ratio: ~14
pH: ~7.5–8

Cured Bloom, Sustainable Bagged Fertilizer
Expect darker, lusher growth with Bloom’s slow-release nitrogen, iron, and other nutrients. Our premium product, Cured Bloom, provides stabilized carbon and macro- and micro-nutrients for topdressing lawns, tree, flower plantings, and more.

Expect darker, lusher growth with Bloom’s slow-release nitrogen, iron, and other nutrients. Our premium product, Cured Bloom, is easy to handle and provides stabilized carbon and macro- and micro-nutrients for topdressing lawns, tree, flower plantings, and more.

Bloom® is a recycled product made from EPA-certified Class A Exceptional Quality biosolids from DC Water’s Blue Plains Resource Recovery Facility and one of the most affordable, high performing soil conditioners available to the trade. Bloom improves drought resistance and nutrient and water retention capacity.

Distributor and wholesale rates available.

Nutrient content: 1.5% N, 1.5% P2O5, 1% Ca, 2% Fe


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