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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Welcomes Spring by Announcing Gro More Good Grassroots Grantees with KidsGardening

175 garden programs to receive funding, 62,500 children to benefit from increased experiences with gardening and outdoor play
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MARYSVILLE, Ohio, March 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ – To mark the first day of spring and celebrate the start of the gardening season, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation today announced the recipients of the 2019 Gro More Good Grassroots Grants with KidsGardening. 175 school and nonprofit organizations across the United States were awarded funding to create or enhance their youth garden programs. More than 62,500 children will benefit from increased experiences with gardening and outdoor play.

BLOG | Why The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation is Growing More Than Gardens

Gro More Good initiative to connect 10 million children to the benefits of gardens by 2023
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By Lindsay LaSala, Corporate Communications Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro

Lindsay LaSala is the Corporate Communications Manager for The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company and helps to spearhead The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation's community outreach programs related to gardens and greenspaces. She has a deep passion for bringing the benefits of gardens to more children and families and recently led an initiative for The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation that created 1,000 community gardens across the country, strengthening and revitalizing neighborhoods and the people who lived there.

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By Lindsay LaSala, Corporate Communications Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro

Lindsay LaSala is the Corporate Communications Manager for The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company and helps to spearhead The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation's community outreach programs related to gardens and greenspaces. She has a deep passion for bringing the benefits of gardens to more children and families and recently led an initiative for The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation that created 1,000 community gardens across the country, strengthening and revitalizing neighborhoods and the people who lived there.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Announces Commitment to Connect 10 Million Children to the Benefits of Gardens and Greenspaces by 2023

Gro More Good initiative will improve children’s health and well-being through increased connections to gardening, fresh food, and time spent outdoors
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MARYSVILLE, Ohio, February 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company today announced the launch of Gro More Good, a national initiative that will bring the life-enhancing benefits of gardens and greenspaces to 10 million children over the next five years.

GRO1000 Program Impact: Bringing Hope to 1,000 Communities

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Since 2011, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation has supported 1,000 community gardens in every state across the country. From edible gardens solving for food insecurity to green schoolyards providing natural places for children to learn and grow, GRO1000 is bringing the powerful benefits of gardens to the communities that need them the most. 

ScottsMiracle-Gro Launches Corporate Foundation, Makes Strides in Waste Reduction in 2017

Company's 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report highlights achievements in operations, workplace and community outreach
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Inspired by the words of Miracle-Gro founder Horace Hagedorn to “find a need and fill it”, ScottsMiracle-Gro continues to invest in its associates, communities and operations to ensure we leave our piece of the Earth better than we found it. We are pleased to share our latest Corporate Responsibility Update, which provides information on our achievements in the 2015-2017 timeframe.

Applications Now Open for The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Hometown Community Garden and Greenspace Grant Fund

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by Lindsay LaSala, Community and Foundation Relations Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro

At ScottsMiracle-Gro, our roots run deep. This year, we’re celebrating the 150th anniversary of our company, and we contribute a big part of our success to the local community in Marysville, Ohio, who’s helped us grow over the years. That’s why we’re honored to partner with The Union County Foundation to provide more resources for garden and greenspace development in our own corporate backyard of Union County, Ohio.

The 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 Anniversary
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MARYSVILLE, Ohio, August 20, 2018 /3BL Media/  ––  Today, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation announced the creation of its Hometown Community Garden and Greenspace Grant Fund with The Union County 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 its backyard of Marysville, Ohio.

GRO1000 Milestone Reached: Thousandth Garden to Connect Children With Benefits of Nature

by Lindsay LaSala, Community and Foundation Relations Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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We did it.

Eight years ago, we set a goal to help create 1,000 community gardens and greenspaces and connect more people to the life-enhancing benefits of gardens and greenspaces. This May, we’ll realize that goal with the dedication of the thousandth GRO1000 garden in Columbus, Ohio.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Children’s Garden to Open May 19

Grand Opening Ceremony at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Begins at 9:30 a.m.; General Admission Visitors, Conservatory Members Encouraged to Attend
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COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 17, 2018 — Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens today announced the much-anticipated opening of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Children’s Garden, a two-acre immersive experience designed to connect children with nature. A brief opening ceremony will take place on May 19, beginning at 9:30 a.m., before the Children’s Garden gates open and area children experience the garden’s myriad of galleries for the first time. The event is open to the public. Admission rates apply.

VIDEO | 4th Street Farms Unites Neighbors to Revitalize a Community

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Garden Stories Video Series
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Over the past eight years, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation has helped create 1,000 community gardens across America. We’ve seen firsthand how gardens transform communities, but even more so, people’s lives. Here’s the story of one of those gardens, the 4th Street Farms in Columbus, Ohio.

The Garden Stories series shines a light on community gardens across America and the amazing people who help build them. At The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, we believe that every garden has a story. What’s yours?

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