|12/12/16||ScottsMiracle-Gro Acquires Two Technology Companies As Part of Connected Yard and Water Positive Landscapes|
|MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Dec. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG), the world’s leading marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, today announced the acquisitions of two technology companies whose products support its Water Positive Landscapes Initiative and Connected Yard Internet of Things (IoT) solution.
The acquisitions include Blossom, maker of smart water controllers, and PlantLink, which includes soil sensors and a smart water valve system. Ter... |
|10/19/16||Scotts® Introduces 50% Slow Release Nitrogen Lawn Fertilizer for all Floridians to Help Protect Local Waterways|
|Statewide product rollout is met with praise from prominent environmental leaders in Florida; Company will expand partnerships for environmental innovations with key groups across the state.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Recognizing the importance of protecting the environment, particularly protecting Florida’s water resources, Scotts today announced it has introduced new 50 percent slow-release nitrogen lawn food products throughout the entire state of Florida.
|09/16/16||‘Everything’s Coming Up Roses’ this year for Miracle-Gro®|
|The Official Rose and Flower Care Company of the Tournament of Roses Kicks Off Parade Season with Community Event at Local Urban Teaching Farm; Ty Pennington and Former Rose Queens Reveal 2017 Float
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Sept. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Miracle-Gro ® and the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Association team up with Muir Ranch, a two-acre sustainable urban teaching farm at John Muir High School, to expand the farm’s footprint. Throughout the morning volunteers kicked off parade sea... |
|06/07/16||ScottsMiracle-Gro Announces “Water Positive Landscapes” Initiative; Partnership with Nationwide Network of Water Protection Groups|
|Company will pursue the creation of Water Positive™ landscapes across the U.S. that use less water and protect local waterways through partnerships, homeowner education and innovative products
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, June 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, home to the leading brands in lawn and garden care, today announced partnerships with more than a dozen leading water protection organizations across the United States that are focused on water quality and conservation a... |
|04/21/16||ScottsMiracle-Gro Releases Mobile App “GRO” for the First Digital Gardening Season: Spring 2016|
|User-Friendly App Brings Hyperlocal Lawn and Garden Data From “Connected Yard” Platform to Consumers
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, April 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ScottsMiracle-Gro, a global leader in the consumer lawn and garden category for nearly 150 years, today announced the launch of their mobile app GRO, available for free download on iOS with Android to follow. The Company first introduced the app alongside its “Connected Yard” platform during the 2016 SXSW Interactive Festival.
GRO is the ... |
|04/13/16||Ortho’s 2-Step Method Prepares Southern Homeowners for Seasonal Fire Ants|
|MARYSVILLE, Ohio, April 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spring has finally arrived and homeowners are excited to enjoy their outdoor spaces, but with milder temperatures comes the risk of fire ants that sting and bite. As the ground begins to soften and spring showers build moisture, foraging fire ants can make their way into lawns and landscapes looking for food and new nesting sites. These pests can create mounds with tunnels many feet below the surface of your lawn. As a leader in do-it-yourse... |
|04/12/16||Ortho Brand Announces Plan to Eliminate Neonics from All its Outdoor Products|
|Partnership with the Pollinator Stewardship Council to Focus on Consumer Education
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, April 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ortho, the nation's leading brand of insect control products for lawn and garden use, said today it would immediately begin to transition away from the use of neonicotinoid-based pesticides for outdoor use and announced a new partnership with the Pollinator Stewardship Council to help educate homeowners on the safe and appropriate use of pesticides.
|03/18/16||Smile, Breathe the Fresh Air and Feel the Warm Days Ahead: ScottsMiracle-Gro Declares the Arrival of Spring|
|Prepare your Lawn and Garden to Enjoy the Most of your Backyard
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, March 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With winter in the rearview mirror, it’s time to remove the lawn furniture covers, clean your barbeque grill and play ball in the backyard with your children – but before any of this happens – homeowners should go through a quick checklist to ensure that lawns and gardens are spring-ready to enjoy for the sunny and fun days ahead.
“New life starts with spring as the flowers ... |
|03/11/16||Scotts Miracle-Gro Launches "The Connected Yard" At SXSW|
|"GRO" APP DELIVERS INSPIRATION, INFORMATION AND INSIGHT
LEADING HARDWARE INNOVATORS JOIN 'WORKS WITH GRO' PLATFORM TO HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF GARDENING
AUSTIN, Texas, March 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), a global leader in the consumer lawn and garden category for almost 150 years, is announcing today its "Connected Yard" platform at the 2016 SXSW Interactive festival.
The Connected Yard marks the first time the Internet of Things steps outside, ... |