By Lindsay LaSala, Corporate and Foundation Communications Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
Next week, Americans all over the country will honor our nation’s fallen soldiers on Memorial Day. And while this holiday is dedicated to those we have lost, it’s also a reminder of the sacrifices made by members of the U.S. military.
By Tasha McInroy, Environmental Health and Safety Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
I’ve spent almost all of my nine years with ScottsMiracle-Gro working in Environmental, Health and Safety. Every day, I aspire to ensure the safety of more than 2,000 workers across North America which, during the COVID-19 pandemic, is now more important than ever.
By Kristin Dean, Vice President of Enterprise Engagement, ScottsMiracle-Gro
The leaders of our company value continuous conversations with our associates to gain deeper understandings of their points of view. Whether through individual performance and development discussions or more formal engagement surveys of our people, this feedback enables us to define our strengths and identify areas of opportunity.
By Su Lok, Director of Corporate and Community Partnerships, ScottsMiracle-Gro
With the current work-remote protocols in effect for many companies across the country due to the novel coronavirus, most traditional team-based community service events have been suspended, including ours at ScottsMiracle-Gro.
By Tom Matthews, Director of Corporate Communications, ScottsMiracle-Gro
Our R&D team in Marysville, Ohio, knows all too well the mantra of ScottsMiracle-Gro co-founder Horace Hagedorn: “Find a need and fill it.” Typically, their work along these lines takes the form of developing innovative lawn and garden products and solutions for consumers.
In keeping with its goal to connect 10 million kids to the benefits of gardens and outdoor play, 175 garden programs receive funding this spring
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, April 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Now more than ever, children and families across the country need the positive experiences that gardening provides. To support this, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation is bringing the powerful benefits of gardening to 10 million children across the United States by 2023. In keeping with this goal, 175 nonprofit organizations will receive funding this spring to create or enhance youth garden programs, as part of ScottsMiracle-Gro’s annual Gro More Good Grassroots Grants with KidsGardening.
Shipment of 9,000 face shields donated to areas of critical need in Temecula, Calif. and New York, with more donations to come
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, April 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – To help address the critical shortage of personal protective equipment in the fight against the novel coronavirus, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company has shifted production in its Temecula, California manufacturing plant to produce face shields to help protect healthcare workers and first responders in critical need areas across the country.
By Melanie Vodnick, director of corporate real estate and veteran remote worker, ScottsMiracle-Gro
Regardless of what the dictionary says, working “remote” does not need to be distant, isolated or unrelated. In today’s hyper-connected world, we have more tools than ever to enable remoted togetherness––the ability for us to stay connected while working remote.
I’ve been working remote with ScottsMiracle-Gro for the past two and a half years. Prior to that, I worked remote for almost 15 years with my previous employer. In both cases, I started at the world headquarters and then moved and began working from home.
With a goal of connecting more students across the country to indoor gardening opportunities, The Scotts-Miracle Gro Foundation, Hawthorne Gardening Company and National Farm to School Network have launched a pilot project to integrate hydroponic growing systems into classrooms and science curricula this school year.
By: Bob Stokes, President, Galveston Bay Foundation
This blog is one in a series focused on the impact of coastal restoration in mitigating the effects of pollutant runoff in vulnerable waterways, leading to harmful algal blooms. These environmental organizations, supported by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, are on the front lines of our nation’s water quality issues. This series highlights their important work.