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Coastal restoration in Texas and Florida aids water quality, hurricane recovery

December 6, 2018

By Carol Nowlin Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility, ScottsMiracle-Gro Protecting water quality is one of our Foundation’s top environmental priorities. Our national network of environmental partners tackle the issue in many different ways, from working with farmers to reduce nutrient runoff to searching for scientific breakthroughs in phosphorus removal. Restoring coastlines,…

Foundation-Funded Research Shows 95% of Americans Support Pollinator Protection

November 30, 2018

Parks for Pollinators project seeks to turn this support into action By Carol Nowlin Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility, ScottsMiracle-Gro A national poll conducted in 2018 by ScottsMiracle-Gro Foundation partner the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) revealed that 95% of Americans believe communities should make special efforts to create designated…

ScottsMiracle-Gro Foundation-Funded Research Examines Outdoor Water Conservation

November 15, 2018

Findings may help identify water-efficient ways to preserve access to greenspace By Carol Nowlin, Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility, ScottsMiracle-Gro Connecting with greenspace, right in our own backyards, offers a host of powerful benefits. Greenspace can reduce stress and anxiety, improve physical health, and connect us with one another as we garden,…

George Barley Water Prize Announces Its Stage 3 Winners

November 14, 2018

Top 4 finalists prepare to head into $10 million Grand Challenge in Florida The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation is the presenting sponsor for The George Barley Water Prize. The world’s largest water prize, it is a $10 million race to find a new technology capable of removing phosphorus from freshwater. Excess…

Hawthorne and ScottsMiracle-Gro Make In-Kind Donation for Hurricane Florence Recovery

October 23, 2018

Donation of fans, dehumidifiers and heaters will help residents begin rebuilding Two weeks after Hurricane Florence made landfall, residents of coastal communities in the Carolinas were just beginning their recovery efforts. Severe flooding still had many residents under water and left with little hope. Meanwhile, 3,000 miles away, Hawthorne Gardening…

Proudly Supporting Our Community and American Heart Association

September 24, 2018

We at ScottsMiracle-Gro believe strongly in giving back – as a company and as individual associates – to the communities where we live and work. This commitment came to life recently at the American Heart Association’s Central Ohio Heart Walk, where for the third consecutive year our associates propelled us…

Making Our Hometown a Little Greener

August 27, 2018

By: Lindsay LaSala, Community and Foundation Relations Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro GRANT WINNERS ANNOUNCED Congratulations to the 2018 Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Hometown Grantees in Union County, Ohio! Bunswold Middle School Creekview Intermediate School* Edgewood Elementary PTO Fairbanks Local Schools* Fairbanks Softball Athletic Boosters Fairbanks Summer Ball Association Marysville STEM Early College High…

ScottsMiracle-Gro associates garden for health and the community

August 14, 2018

It’s a tradition that has its roots in the early 1970s and has since taken on an even bigger life in recent years. Associates at the ScottsMiracle-Gro headquarters in Marysville, Ohio, gather each year to plant row upon row of raised-bed gardens on company grounds. Then, from spring through fall,…

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…