Scotts MiracleGro

Gardening Gives the Kids of Migrant Workers a Head Start

Gro More Good Garden Grants lets kids get their hands dirty and teaches them about where their food comes from.
Article

By: Lindsay Warner, EatingWell

When preschool teacher Tonya Langston first asked the children in her Bowling Green, Florida, classroom where milk came from, their response was: "the kitchen." When she asked them where a banana comes from, same answer: "the kitchen."

Langston's students are young—3 or 4 years old—but because they're the children of professional migrant farmworkers, Langston and her fellow teachers wanted to teach them more about what their parents do, and why it's important.

Video | Providing Safe Spaces for Children to Learn and Grow

Cambridge Community Garden connects post-millennial children to the Earth
Multimedia with summary

From healthy food access to social connectedness, gardens provide powerful benefits to communities, to families, and most importantly, to children’s lives. That’s why ScottsMiracle-Gro launched the Gro More Good initiative with a commitment to connect 10 million children to the benefits of gardens and greenspaces over the next five years.

Video | Connecting the Youngest Generations to the Earth

This Earth Day, and Every Day, ScottsMiracle-Gro commits to bringing the life-enhancing benefits of gardens to the kids who need them most
Multimedia with summary

From healthy food access to social connectedness, gardens provide powerful benefits to communities, to families, and most importantly, to children’s lives. That’s why ScottsMiracle-Gro launched the Gro More Good initiative with a commitment to connect 10 million children to the benefits of gardens and greenspaces over the next five years.

Photo Gallery | ScottsMiracle-Gro Celebrates Earth Month, Supports Local Community Gardens

51 Central Ohio Nonprofits Receive Monetary, Product Grants
Multimedia with summary

To raise awareness for the important role community gardens play in neighborhoods, ScottsMiracle-Gro joined other central Ohio partners––including the City of Columbus, Columbus Public Health, Franklin County, The Columbus Foundation, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and Hidden Creek Landscaping––in an Earth Day celebration on the ScottsMiracle-Gro Community Garden Campus at Franklin Park

ScottsMiracle-Gro Includes 50 Million Pounds of Recycled or Renewable Content in Product Packaging

Company improves packaging by substituting more environmentally-friendly materials
Multimedia with summary

At ScottsMiracle-Gro, we’ve achieved packaging milestones by optimizing our packaging systems and substituting more environmentally-friendly materials—without compromising product quality and integrity. Last year, ScottsMiracle-Gro incorporated more than 50 million pounds of recycled or renewable content in our packaging.

Subscribe to Scotts MiracleGro