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ScottsMiracle-Gro Helps Shield 600,000 First Responders Across the Country

By: Lindsay LaSala, corporate and foundation communications manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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Back in April, I shared the story of how our manufacturing facility in Temecula, California had shifted its operations in the midst of COVID-19 to produce and coordinate the donation of 9,000 face shields to first responders in critical need areas across the U.S.

At the time, we were honored to play even a small role in the fight against COVID-19, but we also knew there was more work to be done. 

ScottsMiracle-Gro: GroMoreGood is Our Purpose

We believe good can grow anywhere. That’s why we’re committed to GroMoreGood™ everywhere.
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You can count on us

GroMoreGood is our promise to our communities, our planet, our consumers, our partners and each other. It’s our desire to bring goodness to every person and every patch of the Earth. GroMoreGood reflects who we have always been and what we stand for.

Here are just a few ways we GroMoreGood.

Protecting Pollinators: Join a BioBlitz in Your Community This Month

By: Michele White, Program Manager for the National Recreation and Park Association
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If you are a pollinator lover like me, September is going to be an exciting month. Why? Well, in September, parks in communities around the country will be hosting BioBlitz events where park staff and community members come together to support and celebrate the variety of pollinators and plants in their area. Parks are hosting BioBlitz events as a way to find and better understand the number of pollinators––and pollinator-friendly plants––in their communities. 

ScottsMiracle-Gro Partners Share What Makes a Good Company

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Recently at ScottsMiracle-Gro, we began to share more about our purpose to GroMoreGood everywhere. GroMoreGood defines how we see our responsibility to our communities, our planet, our consumers, our partners and each other.

As we thought about sharing this purpose with the world, we felt that one of the best ways to tell the GroMoreGood story was through the voices of our environmental and community partners. We asked them things like, “What makes a good company?” “What do you look for in a partner?” and “What makes ScottsMiracle-Gro a good partner?” Here’s what they had to say:

ScottsMiracle-Gro is Helping the World Grow a Little More Extraordinary

We’re in the business of growing great things. We’ve been helping gardeners and growers transform their own piece of the Earth since 1868.
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"We help people express themselves on their own piece of the Earth—and there is virtually no limit to how they do that." –Jim Hagedorn, Chairman and CEO

10 Million Kids: Why We're Committed to GroMoreGood

By Lindsay LaSala, Corporate and Foundation Communications Manager
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At ScottsMiracle-Gro, we believe that good can grow anywhere. This belief drives our corporate purpose to GroMoreGood everywhere. Nowhere is this purpose more evident for me than in our gardens and greenspaces community outreach initiatives.

Rooted in Our Purpose: ScottsMiracle-Gro's 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report

By Jim Hagedorn, Chairman and CEO, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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We recently announced our corporate purpose to GroMoreGood everywhere, which goes beyond the products we put on store shelves to push our company to think bigger and be better when it comes to our communities, the planet, our consumers, our partners and our family of associates. 

Representative Kaptur's Bipartisan Resolution Highlights the Positive Impact of Gardening

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  • In a rare show of bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans have offered a solution to growing food insecurity concerns amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Democrats and Republicans have proposed a resolution that calls for the Secretary of Agriculture to collaborate with the House of Representatives to “supply seeds, preserving materials, and manuals to help citizens grow and preserve crops from their Victory Gardens during the COVID–19 crisis.” 
  • According to the USDA's 2019 Household Food Insecurity in the United States report, 37.2 million people lived in food-insecure households in 2018. By promoting gardening, Rep. Kaptur hopes to reduce this staggering statistic.
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  • In a rare show of bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans have offered a solution to growing food insecurity concerns amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Democrats and Republicans have proposed a resolution that calls for the Secretary of Agriculture to collaborate with the House of Representatives to “supply seeds, preserving materials, and manuals to help citizens grow and preserve crops from their Victory Gardens during the COVID–19 crisis.” 
  • According to the USDA's 2019 Household Food Insecurity in the United States report, 37.2 million people lived in food-insecure households in 2018. By promoting gardening, Rep. Kaptur hopes to reduce this staggering statistic.

Hydroponic School Garden Feeds Sumter County Elementary Students

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Students at Sumter County Elementary School in Americus, Georgia are learning how plants grow and where food comes from, thanks to a new hydroponic school garden.
 
Watch Sumter County Elementary School document their garden journey.
 

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