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Team ScottsMiracle-Gro is Ready to Ride Through Central Ohio

August 2, 2018

We have a long tradition of giving back to the community. Most often, this is done by associates volunteering for a variety of nonprofit organizations. One of our associate groups, however, is making a difference by bicycling. Team ScottsMiracle-Gro is a group of associates who participate in Pelotonia. Pelotonia is an annual…

The Importance of Movement Building

July 24, 2018

Peter Bucher, Water Resources Director, Ohio Environmental Council As in many other parts of the world, Ohio is facing the challenge of protecting our water from harmful algal blooms. Algal blooms are annual events that occur in nearly every major body of water. They pose a public health threat, hinder…

Capturing Carbon in a Wetland Near You!

June 29, 2018

By Stefanie Simpson, Blue Carbon Program Senior Manager, Restore America’s Estuaries Coastal wetlands – marsh, mangroves, and seagrass – are some of the MOST productive ecosystems on the planet. They provide critical habitat for many important finfish and shellfish that we fish for and eat; they improve our water quality…

Carpenter bees: How to protect beneficial pollinators and also your home

June 12, 2018

By Michele Colopy, Program Director, Pollinator Stewardship Council If carpenter bees are chewing into your deck or house trim, you can deter them in the following ways: Cover or fill carpenter bee holes This year, insert some steel wool in the current holes in the deck or house trim, fill…

Galveston Bay Foundation: Volunteers are vital for the health of the bay

June 7, 2018

by Bob Stokes, President, Galveston Bay Foundation Galveston Bay is one of the largest and most productive estuaries in the United States. Unfortunately, the Bay faces many issues such as loss of coastal habitat, reduction in wildlife populations, and insufficient freshwater inflows. Protecting the bay and its beaches The environmental…

Learn which plants help pollinators in your area

June 4, 2018

To address the critical need to increase pollinator habitat for beneficial insects, such as honey bees, monarch butterflies and others, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) have teamed up on a new “Parks for Pollinators” campaign aimed at raising public awareness of pollinator health…

ScottsMiracle-Gro Foundation Leads in Tackling Water Challenges at National Meeting

May 3, 2018

By Carol Kauffman Nowlin, Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation convened its national network of environmental grantees in Oyster Bay, Long Island, last week with one goal: Addressing America’s toughest water resource challenges. Dr. Christopher Gobler, head of the Gobler Laboratory at SUNY Stony Brook, presented the keynote…

First Hand: Reflections on Lake Erie

March 22, 2018

By Foundation President Jim King The shore of Lake Erie was just a five-minute drive from the house where I grew up in Lorain, Ohio. But making that drive often took me to an entirely different world. Lake Erie was our summertime escape. It’s where I swam with my friends,…