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12/29/14Miracle-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... 
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12/19/14ScottsMiracle-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... 
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12/11/14Two GRO1000 Grant Recipients: Still Growing Three Years Later
Stemming from a GRO1000 grant received in 2011, Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys was able to host its first annual Youth Build event this year. More than 350 volunteers, including more than 240 children––from young stars of Disney shows to local high school and college students––helped revitalize two vacant lots in a 61-home neighborhood in Pacoima, Calif., to create an urban community garden and a neighborhood “tot lot”where area children can play. ... 
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12/10/14GRO1000 in Action in Pasadena, California
Miracle-Gro is entering the third year of its partnership with the Tournament of Roses. But ScottsMiracle-Gro’s support of the Tournament of Roses is not just about the Rose Parade. Through its GRO1000 commitment, ScottsMiracle-Gro is helping the City of Pasadena be greener and improve the lives of its residents through greenscape refurbishments. On November 24, Miracle-Gro and the Pasadena Tournament of Roses worked to expand a natural pollinator garden at Muir Ranch and distribute fresh... 
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12/04/14Scotts Miracle-Gro Gears up for the 2015 Tournament of Roses
What captures the excitement and passion for gardening better than watching elaborate floats, covered in vibrate flowers parade through sunny California? As Miracle-Gro enters its third year of partnership with the Tournament of Roses, we remember the joy, celebration, and tradition associated with gardens and greenspaces and the Tournament of Roses. For the past two years, Miracle-Gro has left its mark on the Tournament of Roses and the city of Pasadena, California. Unforgettable float d... 
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12/04/14Clean 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... 
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12/03/14ScottsMiracle-Gro Announces the Appointment of Brian D. Finn to Its Board of Directors
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Dec. 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG), the world's leading marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, announced that Brian D. Finn has been named to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. "Based on his more than 30 years of experience in strategic investments and M&A, I'm confident our shareholders will benefit from Brian's strong expertise," said Jim Hagedorn, chairman and chief executive officer. "On behalf of a... 
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11/21/14Pasadena Patch: Miracle-Gro, Tournament of Roses Planting to Help Families
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11/21/14Miracle-Gro® and Tournament of Roses® Association Make City of Pasadena a Little Greener
Partners Improve Community through Urban Farm Expansion, Feeding Those in Need MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Miracle-Gro and the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® will come together this holiday season to help with the expansion of a natural pollinator garden at Muir Ranch and distribution of fresh produce and Thanksgiving-themed food boxes to local families in need. Muir Ranch, located on the campus of John Muir High School in the Pasadena Unified School District (PU... 
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11/10/14Scotts Miracle-Gro Supports Our Veterans
Everett Lowe (center), pictured with his wife Jo and Scotts CEO Jim Hagedorn, was recognized for his status as the Company’s longest-standing associate veteran, with nearly 45 years of service at Scotts. Everett is an electrician at the Marysville, Ohio plant. Today and every day, we honor our veterans at ScottsMiracle-Gro. Veterans working at the Company find that our CEO Jim Hagedorn, a United States Air Force veteran, has built a culture that is highly suitable to military experience. ... 
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11/05/14ScottsMiracle-Gro Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2014 Results; Full-Year Adjusted Earnings Increase 19% to $3.29 per Share
Q4 sales increased 5% to $454.3 million; Full-year sales increased 2% to $2.84 billion Adjusted gross margin rate improved 80 basis points in Q4 and 100 basis points for full year Full-year adjusted EBITDA increased 6% to $412 million Company expects adjusted earnings per share of $3.40 to $3.60 in fiscal 2015 MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), the world's leading marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, today an... 
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10/29/14ScottsMiracle-Gro to Present at Morgan Stanley Global Consumer and Retail Conference
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG), the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, will present at Morgan Stanley's Global Consumer and Retail Conference in New York City on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Randy Coleman, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss current business strategies at 12:40 p.m. ET. Investors and interested parties may listen to a live webcast of the presenta... 
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10/28/14ScottsMiracle-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 ... 
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10/28/14The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Declares First Quarter Dividend
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 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 approved the payment of a cash dividend of $0.45 per share. The dividend is payable Wednesday, December 10, 2014, to shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 26, 2014. About ScottsMiracle-Gro With more than $2.8 billion in worldwide sales, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Compan... 
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10/20/14ScottsMiracle-Gro Partners with Petitti Garden Centers to Support Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital
This spring, one of the company’s long-standing independent partners, Petitti Garden Centers in Cleveland, invited ScottsMiracle-Gro to join its “Lend-A-Hand" campaign to benefit the Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital. Through this partnership, Petitti and ScottsMiracle-Gro recently made a $100,000 donation to support critical pediatric patient care programs at Cleveland Clinic Children’s. The “Lend-A-Hand” program is a cause marketing initiative ... 
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10/20/14ScottsMiracle-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... 
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10/14/14ScottsMiracle-Gro Announces Timing of Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results and Conference Call
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, will release its fiscal fourth quarter and full year 2014 financial results on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, prior to the opening of the U.S. financial markets. The Company will host a conference call to discuss those results at 9:00 a.m. ET. To participate in the conference call, please call 1-888-298-3451 (Conference Code: 3252... 
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10/08/14ScottsMiracle-Gro Recognized as an American Heart Association Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite
Health and Wellness Company earns recognition for fifth straight year; takes steps to decrease healthcare expenses, increase productivity The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company has been recognized as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for helping employees eat better and move more. "We are committed to providing the healthiest workplace environment to benefit our associates' overall health and well-being," said Su Lok, Director of Corporate and... 
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10/06/14Scotts 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... 
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09/22/14ScottsMiracle-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... 
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09/10/14Central Florida Foundation and ScottsMiracle-Gro partner to strengthen Florida's environment
Florida Initiative The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company and Central Florida Foundation have partnered in an effort to protect and enhance Florida's environment through a multi-year program designed to increase community gardens and green spaces throughout the state. Through the ScottsMiracle-Gro Florida Grassroots Grants Fund established at the Foundation, selected organizations will receive grants to develop and implement initiatives that safeguard and strengthen the environment througho... 
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08/22/14Ortho 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... 
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08/11/14The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Declares Special One-Time Cash Dividend of $2 per Share, Approves New Share Repurchase Authorization of $500 Million, Increases Recurring Quarterly Dividend Payment
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), the world's leading marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, announced that its Board of Directors has approved a series of shareholder-friendly initiatives.  The Company's Board of Directors has approved the following: A special one-time cash dividend of $2 per share on the Company's common shares. A new share repurchase authorization, which will expire by the end of fiscal 2019, ... 
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08/11/14Scotts Miracle-Gro Announces the Appointment of Michelle A. Johnson to its Board of Directors
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), the world's leading marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, announced that Michelle A. Johnson has been named to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. "Michelle is an innovator, a change agent and has clearly helped shape the national dialogue in her field," said Jim Hagedorn, chairman and chief executive officer. "We look forward to her bringing a unique perspective to our Boar... 
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08/05/14ScottsMiracle-Gro Announces Third Quarter Results; Late-Season Momentum Expected to Continue Through Year-End
Fiscal year-to-date adjusted EPS increased 17 percent compared to a year ago Full-year adjusted EPS to meet or exceed high-end of guidance range of $3.05 to $3.20 Company expects to enhance return of cash to shareholders during fiscal fourth quarter MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), the world's leading marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, today announced results for its fiscal third quarter ended June 28, 201... 
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07/14/14ScottsMiracle-Gro Announces Timing of Third Quarter 2014 Results and Conference Call
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, will release its third quarter financial results on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, prior to the opening of the U.S. financial markets. The Company will host a conference call to discuss those results at 9:00 a.m. ET. To participate in the conference call, please call 1-877-741-4242 (Conference Code: 3177823).  A replay of the call can... 
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06/18/14ScottsMiracle-Gro to Present at Oppenheimer's 14th Annual Consumer Conference
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, will present at Oppenheimer's 14th Annual Consumer Conference on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  Jim King, senior vice president of investor relations and corporate affairs, will discuss current business strategies at 1:00 p.m. eastern time. Investors and interested parties may listen to a live webcast of the p... 
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06/11/14ScottsMiracle-Gro Reaffirms Full-Year EPS Guidance; Presents Today at William Blair's 34th Annual Growth Stock Conference
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), the world's leading marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, will present today, Wednesday, June 11, at William Blair & Company's 34th Annual Growth Stock Conference.  Management will discuss current business strategies at about 2:40 p.m. central time.  The live webcast of the presentation is available at http://investor.scotts.com. "Consumer engagement in May and June was robust across o... 
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06/04/14ScottsMiracle-Gro to Present at William Blair & Company's 34th Annual Growth Stock Conference
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, will present at William Blair & Company's 34th Annual Growth Stock Conference on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 in Chicago.  President and Chief Operating Officer Barry Sanders will discuss current business strategies at about 2:40 p.m. central time. Investors and interested parties may listen to a live webcast of the presentation from... 
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06/04/14ScottsMiracle-Gro Associates Run, Walk, and Crawl for a Good Cause
Health and Wellness In just one day, more than 300 ScottsMiracle-Gro associates raised over $7,000 for the American Heart Association (AHA) and its important fight against cardiovascular disease and stroke. To show their support of the AHA, associates walked 1,000 laps, which equated to 500 miles, for the first annual AHA Run/Walk/Crawl Fundraiser event held at the ScottsMiracle-Gro headquarters in Marysville, Ohio. CEO Jim Hagedorn kicked off the event by recognizing a... 
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06/02/14KSTP News: Expanded Community Garden in North Mpls. Aims to Promote Healthy Living
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06/01/14Twin Cities Daily Planet: "Miracles Can Happen" celebrates expansion of Karamu Garden in north Minneapolis
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05/21/14ScottsMiracle-Gro Supports Veterans with Organic Urban Garden Project
Philanthropic Programs A newly created community garden in Atlanta is changing the landscape of food sourcing for area veterans and citizens in need. With the support of ScottsMiracle-Gro's the 3X3 Project is creating a sustainable, organic vegetable, fruit and herb garden that will provide healthy food options for an under-served community in Atlanta. The community garden is modeled after Victory Gardens, which originated during World War I and World War II to pr... 
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05/15/14ScottsMiracle-Gro to Present at BMO Capital Markets' 2014 Farm to Market Conference
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, will present at BMO Capital Markets' Farm to Market Conference on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 in New York, NY.  Chief Financial Officer Randy Coleman will discuss current business strategies at about 1:30 p.m. eastern time. Investors and interested parties may listen to a live webcast of the presentation from the Company's investor r... 
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05/14/14ScottsMiracle-Gro Supports Area Youth through Canadian Tire's Jumpstart Program
Philanthropic Programs Building upon global charitable efforts, ScottsMiracle-Gro partnered with Canadian Tire to support Jumpstart, a program designed to give children access to necessary equipment and venues to help kids get outside and get active. This partnership is part of the company's continued efforts to enhance the quality of life for children and adults through the benefits of grass and green spaces. "We're a proud supporter of soccer and outdoor activities and are p... 
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05/08/14ScottsMiracle-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-... 
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05/08/14ScottsMiracle-Gro Associates Celebrate Spring with Plant Day
A Passion for Gardening ScottsMiracle-Gro associates welcomed spring with the 6th Associate Gardens at the Marysville headquarters. To date, associates have worked closely with local food banks to donate more than 20,000 pounds of fresh produce from the gardens to area residents in need. More than 400 associates will tend to garden plots this year and will harvest from over 3,000 square feet of growing space. "Plant Day is an especially great day here at ScottsMiracle-G... 
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05/05/14ScottsMiracle-Gro Reports Second Quarter Results; Reaffirms Full-Year Outlook
- Q2 adjusted earnings per share increased 36% to $2.17 - Q2 Global Consumer sales increased 9% due to strong retailer support, acquisition - Adjusted gross margin rate increased 270 basis points in Q2 - Company reaffirms full-year outlook for adjusted earnings of $3.05 to $3.20 per share MARYSVILLE, Ohio, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), the world's leading marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, today announced results for its... 
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05/02/14The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Declares Third Quarter Dividend
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the payment of a cash dividend of $0.4375 per share.  The dividend is payable Tuesday, June 10, 2014, to shareholders of record on Tuesday, May 27, 2014. About ScottsMiracle-Gro With more than $2.8 billion in worldwide sales, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company is the world's ... 
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04/17/14ScottsMiracle-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... 
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04/16/14Local Communities Commend ScottsMiracle-Gro GRO1000 Initiative
GRO1000 Initiative In a recent article about the GRO1000 initiative, opinion writer Chris Allen of the Sun-Sentinel said it best, "Not only do green spaces provide a sense of community and well-being, but they are also a vital element of our ecosystem working all the time to absorb water and nutrients, purify the air and keep our water clean." The buzz around the GRO1000 program continues as Waxahachie, Texas and Miramar, Florida share their excitement in worki... 
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04/14/14ScottsMiracle-Gro Announces Timing of Second Quarter 2014 Results and Conference Call
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE SMG), the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, will release its second quarter financial results on Monday, May 5, 2014, after the closing of the U.S. financial markets. The Company will host a conference call to discuss those results at 4:30 p.m. ET. To participate in the conference call, please call 1-888-359-3624 (Conference Code: 8255781).  A replay of the call can be he... 
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04/03/14Pheonix Business Journal: City of Mesa Creates Botanical Walkway as Part of National GRO1000 Gardens and Green Spaces Program
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04/03/1410,000 children help Scotts Miracle-Gro with Chelsea gardens
Enhancing Our Cities More than 10,000 primary and secondary school children have embraced gardening and horticulture for the first time, thanks to Scotts Miracle-Gro's community outreach programme. Over 100 schools have taken part in the brand's Chelsea Challenge 2014 to grow plants good enough for this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show. They will be on display on the Miracle-Gro stand in the Great Pavilion as part of the educational Discovery Area. The show requires the stand to ha... 
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04/02/14Veeoz: Mesa dedicates new botanical walkway
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04/01/14The Arizona Republic: Northeast Mesa Botanical walkway dedicated
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03/26/14Houston Chronicle Details GRO1000 Efforts Encouraging Children to Explore the Outdoors
GRO1000 Initiative For several years, preschoolers at the Gabriela Mistral Center for Early Childhood have been forced to play in parking lots, which prompted Principal Rosalina Ibarra to seek alternative funding options for an outdoor play area. "That is their world," Principal Ibarra explained regarding a lack of safe playgrounds, "there are no parks within a two-mile radius." As narrated in The Houston Chronicle, the Scotts Miracle-Gro GRO1000 program provided t... 
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03/20/14ScottsMiracle-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... 
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03/12/14The Impact of GRO1000 Community Gardens and Green Spaces
GRO1000 Initiative By Mike Sutterer, vice president of regional marketing at ScottsMiracle-Gro As a 14 year veteran of ScottsMiracle-Gro, I've seen and been part of many things at this company that make me proud to work here. None have had the impact that GRO1000 program has had. The GRO1000 philanthropic initiative is the company's commitment to creating 1,000 community gardens and green spaces by 2018, which marks the 150th anniversary of ScottsMiracle-Gro. ... 
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03/08/14GRO1000 Initiative Helps Expand Urban Farming in Tallahassee Community
Enhancing Our Cities For the Frenchtown community in Tallahassee, the Scotts Miracle-Gro initiative GRO1000 now means the expansion of an area youth farm into an urban farming educational hub. On April 12 with the help of The U.S. Conference of Mayors' and the City of Tallahassee, ScottsMiracle-Gro presented a check that will fund the expansion of the iGrow Whatever You Like Youth Farm Initiative. The event drew 50 area youth working with local volunteers and representatives of local and n... 
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03/05/14ScottsMiracle-Gro Furthers GRO1000 Commitment with Botanical Walkway Dedication in Mesa, Arizona
Enhancing Our Cities On April 1 in Mesa, Arizona, ScottsMiracle-Gro and the GRO1000 initiative furthered its commitment to create more than 1,000 community gardens and green spaces in the U.S., Canada and Europe by 2018. In collaboration with the City of Mesa and The U.S. Conference of Mayors', ScottsMiracle-Gro dedicated a new Botanical Walkway at the McKellips and Ellsworth Park. The 600-foot Botanical Walkway will serve as an educational garden and a recrea... 
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02/26/14Scotts 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... 
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02/12/14ScottsMiracle-Gro Launches 2014 GRO1000 Showcase Events
Enhancing Our Cities On March 22, ScottsMiracle-Gro commenced its series of five GRO1000 Showcase events in Houston, TX. More than 150 children and dozens of volunteers, including area residents and ScottsMiracle-Gro associates, city officials and GRO1000 national and local partners, helped develop a new educational greenspace at the Gabriel Mistral Center for Early Childhood in Houston's Gulfton community. In an effort to provide the Gulfton neighborhood with ... 
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02/10/14Huffington Post: Growing Something Greater: More Public-Private Support of Community Green Space Needed
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02/10/14ScottsMiracle-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... 
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02/06/14ScottsMiracle-Gro Reports First Quarter Results; Company Well-Positioned for 2014 Lawn & Garden Season
-- First quarter adjusted loss per share improved 6% to $1.05 -- Adjusted gross margin rate increased 270 basis points in the first quarter -- Overall performance in line with Company expectations -- Company reaffirms full-year guidance for sales and adjusted EPS MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), the world's leading marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, today announced fiscal first quarter results in line ... 
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02/05/14ScottsMiracle-Gro Kicks Off Spring with GRO1000 Garden and Green Space Grant Awards
Enhancing Our Cities In 2011, ScottsMiracle-Gro launched GRO1000, a community outreach initiative to grow 1,000 community gardens and green spaces by 2018, our company's 150th is designed to provide schools, neighborhoods, and communities in need with the benefits that greenspaces provide, such as offsetting pollution, bettering access to fresh produce, promoting physical activity, and lowering stress. Studies have also shown neighborhood safety increases noti... 
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01/30/14ScottsMiracle-Gro Announces Results of Annual Meeting of Shareholders; Company Declares Second Quarter Dividend
James F. McCann Elected to Board of Directors Three Current Board Members Re-elected  Shareholders of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, today elected James F. McCann, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of 1-800-Flowers.com, and re-elected three current members to the Company's Board of Directors, effective immediately, for three-year terms that expire in 2017. Those board members elected this mo... 
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01/14/14ScottsMiracle-Gro Announces Timing of First Quarter 2014 Results and Conference Call
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE SMG), the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, will release its first quarter financial results on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, prior to the opening of the U.S. financial markets. The Company will host a conference call to discuss those results at 9:00 a.m. ET. To participate in the conference call, please call 1-888-572-7034 (Conference Code: 8133155).  A replay of the call can b... 
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01/13/14ScottsMiracle-Gro to Hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on January 30, 2014
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, January 30, 2014, at its world headquarters in Ohio. A live audio webcast of the meeting will be available on the Investor Relations section of the Company's corporate website at http://investor.scotts.com.  An archive of the webcast will b... 
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01/13/14ScottsMiracle-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... 
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