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10/25/18The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation helps ORCA to expand ‘Living Lagoon’ program in St. Lucie County to promote water improvement in the Indian River Lagoon
Clean water partnership expands experiential education program to more students on Florida’s Treasure Coast MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and Ocean Research & Conservation Association (ORCA) today announced a new ‘Living Lagoon’ school program partnership that will expand access to hands-on programs for middle-school students living near the Indian River Lagoon. The ‘Living Lagoon’ program engages students with hands-on environment... 
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10/09/18The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation to Bring Garden Benefits to America’s Most Vulnerable Children in Partnership with the National Head Start Association
New multi-year grant program seeks to connect one million Head Start children to garden education, fresh food each year MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation today announced its multi-year partnership with the National Head Start Association to combat some of the most pressing challenges facing today’s youngest generation, improving access to healthy food and increasing time spent outdoors connected to nature. The three-year partnership will wor... 
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08/27/18The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Applauds The State of Florida’s support of the Everglades Foundation George Barley Water Prize
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection and St. John’s River Water Management District announce funding for The George Barley Water Prize, an effort that aims to help solve the ongoing algae bloom crisis through scientific innovation MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Aug. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Florida Department of Environmental Protection and St. John’s River Water Management District announced a $1 million commitment to The George Barley Water Prize, the world’s largest clean water pr... 
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08/20/18The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and Union County Foundation Announce New Garden and Greenspace Fund to Benefit Union County
Hometown Grant Program to Promote Local Greenspace Development, Honor ScottsMiracle-Gro's 150th AnniversaryMarysville, Ohio (August 20, 2018) –– Today, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation announcedthe creation of its Hometown Community Garden and Greenspace Grant Fund with The UnionCounty Foundation. The fund was opened to mark the 150th anniversary of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company and to further support the development of thriving gardens and greenspaces in itsbackyard of Marysville, Ohio.The f... 
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06/27/18Ortho and Pollinator Stewardship Council Help Home Gardeners “Bee Responsible”
First-of-its-kind campaign will provide home gardeners with tips on protecting honey bees and native pollinators. MARYSVILLE, Ohio, June 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To help home gardeners protect honey bees and other native pollinators Ortho®, a leading brand in lawn and garden, today announced a first-of-its-kind consumer education campaign with the Pollinator Stewardship Council. Titled “Bee Responsible,” the campaign shares tips for responsible pesticide use, including when and how to a... 
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05/31/18The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and National Recreation and Park Association Launch ‘Parks for Pollinators’
New national  campaign highlights the role of public parks and pollinator gardens in  addressing pollinator health Marysville, OH. (May 31, 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 healt... 
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03/22/18The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Debuts Water Positive Docuseries on Harmful Algal Bloom Water Crisis
World-renowned photographer Andy Mann takes on water pollution in a first-hand look at the work being done to protect our most treasured waterbodies. MARYSVILLE, Ohio, March 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To spotlight the global environmental and economic challenges caused by harmful algal blooms in fresh waterbodies, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation today released a three-part docuseries with National Geographic photographer Andy Mann, coinciding with World Water Day. ... 
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03/20/18The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Announces Final GRO1000 Community Garden Grant Recipients
Program to Conclude in May 2018 Having Supported the Creation of 1,000 Gardens MARYSVILLE, Ohio, March 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To celebrate the first day of spring and the start of the community gardening season, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation today announced it final list of GRO1000 Grassroots Grant recipients, including thirty-four nonprofit organizations nationwide. The organizations awarded will use the funding to improve their neighborhoods through the development or enhancement ... 
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01/02/18The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Opens Final Year of GRO1000 Grassroots Grants to Benefit Communities Through Gardens
Program to Culminate Having Supported 1,000 Gardens and Greenspaces, Honoring Company’s 150th Anniversary MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Jan. 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation announced the opening of the GRO1000 Grassroots Grants award program, inviting nonprofit organizations from across the country to apply for funds to improve their communities. The Grassroots Grants program, now in its eighth and final year, provides support to not-for-profit organizations to bette... 
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