|12/29/14||Miracle-Gro(R) Showcases "Urban Revitalization" at the 2015 Rose Parade(R) With DIY Expert Ty Pennington|
|Miracle-Gro(R) Announces Four Finalists Vying for a $40,000 Garden Grant as Part of the GRO1000 People's Choice Community Garden Grant Awards
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Dec. 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Miracle-Gro will continue its three-year tradition as the Official Rose and Flower Care Company of the Tournament of Roses® with a floral float entry designed to promote urban revitalization. Inspired by its GRO1000 mission to build 1,000 new community gardens and green spaces by 2018, the company's 150t... |
|12/19/14||ScottsMiracle-Gro Announces Final Phase of Executive Restructuring Focused on Improving Operational Efficiency|
|Barry Sanders, President and Chief Operating Officer, to Depart the Company January 31
Jim Gimeson Assumes Leadership at Scotts LawnService as Mark Wilhelmi Retires
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Dec. 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG), the world's leading marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, today announced Barry Sanders, president and chief operating officer, will depart the Company January 31, 2015, as part of an ongoing effort focused on... |
|12/04/14||Clean Waters for Healthy Plants: Scotts Miracle-Gro Welcomes Healthy Water Ohio Initiative to Marysville|
|As gardeners, we know the value of clean, abundant water. It is the lifeblood that sprouts our plant seeds into endless vegetation varieties. As we seek to express our creativity in our own yards, water is the necessary ingredient that sustains our landscapes.
However, recent years have been difficult “water years” across the globe, especially North America. Almost all of California has been mired in an historic drought this year, while large portions of north Texas still ha... |
|10/28/14||ScottsMiracle-Gro Announces Formation of The Hawthorne Gardening Company|
|New York-based business unit focuses on indoor and urban gardening
NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG), the world's leading marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, announced today the formation of the Hawthorne Gardening Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary focused primarily on the emerging areas of indoor and urban gardening products.
Based in New York, the Hawthorne team will focus on building a portfolio of niche lawn and ... |
|10/20/14||ScottsMiracle-Gro Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Action Pest Control|
|Transaction is consistent with Company's long-term strategy to accelerate the growth of its service business
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), the world's leading marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, today announced that its subsidiary EG Systems, Inc., doing business as Scotts LawnService, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Action Pest Control, Inc., one of the largest residential pest... |
|10/06/14||Scotts Miracle-Gro Acquires Fafard Growing Media Business|
|MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG), the world's leading marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, today announced that the Company's indirect subsidiary, Scotts Canada Ltd., has acquired Fafard and Brothers Ltd.
In continuous operation since 1940 and based in Saint-Bonaventure, Quebec, Canada, Fafard is a leader in the production of high-quality peat moss and high-performance growing media products, including peat-based a... |
|09/22/14||ScottsMiracle-Gro Gives Back to its Roots|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 22, 2014
Company teams up with Assemblywoman Schimel and Plant A Row for the Hungry, Port Washington, New York to donate Gro-ables
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company furthered its philanthropic mission to Give Back to Gro by donating hundreds of Gro-ables™ Seed Pods™ to support Port Washington. The company was connected to the Plant A Row for the Hungry program through the Office of New York State (NYS) Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel.
Plant A Ro... |
|08/22/14||Ortho Brand to Serve as Anchor Partner on Roush Fenway Racing's No. 16 Sprint Cup Team with Greg Biffle|
|Two-Time NASCAR Champion Biffle to represent Ortho Products in Multi-year Deal
CONCORD, N.C., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roush Fenway Racing has announced that Ortho and its complete line of home, lawn and garden pest control products will serve as the anchor partner on the No. 16 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) entry driven by two-time NASCAR Champion Greg Biffle in 2015.
"I am thrilled to have Ortho on board," said Biffle, who is looking to become the first driver to win champ... |
|05/08/14||ScottsMiracle-Gro® expands licensing program to continue its focus on bringing consumers innovative lawn and garden solutions|
|MARYSVILLE, Ohio, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ScottsMiracle-Gro® (NYSE: SMG), the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, together with Seltzer Licensing Group, their exclusive licensing agency, announces two new licensing partners and several new products to complement the existing offering.
To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7220351-scottsmiracle-gro-expands-licensing-program-bring-lawn-garden-... |
|04/17/14||ScottsMiracle-Gro Names Randy Coleman as Chief Financial Officer|
|MARYSVILLE, Ohio, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, announced today that its Board of Directors has named Randy Coleman as executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Coleman replaces Larry Hilsheimer, who has left the Company effective immediately and is pursuing other opportunities.
"As we look to capture the opportunities in front of us, the Board and I recognize... |
|03/20/14||ScottsMiracle-Gro Celebrates First Day of Spring with GRO1000 Garden and Green Space Grant Awards|
|Grants to fund community gardens and green spaces across the U.S.
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a long and cold winter for much of the U.S., The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) today marks the arrival of Spring with the announcement of the 2014 GRO1000 Grassroots Grant winners. More than 90 grants were awarded today to deserving non-profit organizations nationwide to begin or maintain public gardens and green spaces within their communities. The Gra... |
|02/26/14||Scotts Miracle-Gro Signs Statement of Support with Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve, Enhances Efforts to Recruit and Hire Veterans|
|MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), the world's leading marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, today announced an enhanced commitment to supporting, recruiting and hiring those who have served in the United States Armed Forces and who currently serve in the National Guard and Reserve.
At a ceremony in the company's world headquarters in Marysville, Ohio, ScottsMiracle-Gro Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jim Hagedor... |
|02/10/14||ScottsMiracle-Gro Announces Commitment to Enhancing Florida Water Quality with Multi-Year Consumer Education and Funding of Scientific Research|
|-- Lawn and garden leader commits $5 million over 3 years to fund Florida-based scientific research, consumer education and environmental enhancement
-- Will provide consumer and community education tools to remind Floridians they can have healthy landscapes and healthy water
-- Community garden grants supporting green infrastructure to be made in all Florida counties
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG), home to the leading bran... |
|01/13/14||ScottsMiracle-Gro Opens GRO1000 Grassroots Grant Application Process in Support of Community Gardens and Green Spaces|
|Program Enters Fourth Year of Funding Local Greenscape Projects
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) today announces the continuation of its GRO1000 Grassroots Grants award program to support community green space development. Grants are awarded to deserving not-for-profit civic organizations across the country and are part of a larger commitment the company has made to create more than 1,000 community gardens and green spaces in t... |