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Gro More Good Webinar Provides How-To Gardening Advice for Educators, Families

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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, National Head Start Association and KidsGardening are working together to connect more children to the life-enhancing benefits of gardening, improving children’s access to healthy food and increasing their time spent outdoors connected to nature.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Opens 2020 Grassroots Grants with KidsGardening to Get More Kids Growing, Learning Outside

Annual grant program to increase youth gardening nationwide
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MARYSVILLE, Ohio, January 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today’s youth spend less time outdoors than any other generation. To combat this, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, along with national nonprofit KidsGardening, today opened its Gro More Good Grassroots Grants, an annual grant program designed to get more kids outside through the development of youth-based garden and greenspace programs. Schools and nonprofit organizations across the country are encouraged to apply.

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.
 

Stop and Thank Your Local Hard-Working Wetlands

By: Bob Stokes, President, Galveston Bay Foundation
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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. 

Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and National Head Start Association Welcome Applications for Gro More Good Garden Grants

Program aims to connect one million Head Start children to garden education, fresh food each year
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Too many children and families living in at-risk communities don’t have access to enough fresh, healthy food. And far too many of them have never had the opportunity to see, taste or eat some of the garden’s best-tasting, good-for-you produce.

Studies show that many children from at-risk backgrounds don’t have access to fresh produce on a daily basis. However, research also shows that children who grow fresh food eat more fresh food and are healthier as a result. 

Blog | How to Foster Literacy With Kids in the Garden

Sarah Pounders, Education Specialist, KidsGardening
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Need a little inspiration for working with young children in your garden? Tying gardens to treasured books is an excellent way to engage young children in gardening activities and help fuel their love of reading by connecting books to hands-on activities. 

Ortho and Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Team Up for National Pollinator Month to Gro More Good

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To help raise awareness and community involvement in the pollinator crisis and decline, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation teamed up with its Ortho brand to educate children, families and community members about what they can do to help pollinators.

This is part of ScottsMiracle-Gro’s Gro More Good commitment to connect 10 million kids to the benefits of gardens and greenspaces by 2023, and more specifically, to promote pollinator education and protection to America’s youngest generation of gardeners.

NRPA and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Launch Nationwide Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz as Part of Gro More Good Initiative

New national effort offers local support to park and recreation agencies to promote pollinator awareness and education for children and families
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Ashburn, VA and Marysville, OH (June 13, 2019) — The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation will launch Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz, a program inspiring local parks to host a pollinator BioBlitz event during June in celebration of pollinator month to raise awareness and community involvement in the pollinator crisis.

Blog | Bringing Hydroponic Gardens Into the Classroom With Hawthorne Gardening Company

By National Farm to School Network
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This blog is one in a series that will focus on National Farm to School Network and Hawthorne Gardening Company’s work to bring more indoor gardens to more schools.

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This blog is one in a series that will focus on National Farm to School Network and Hawthorne Gardening Company’s work to bring more indoor gardens to more schools.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Exceeds Sustainability Goals in 2018

Company Releases 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Report and Marks 150th Anniversary
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As the world’s leading provider of consumer lawn and garden products and North America’s largest provider of hydroponic growing products, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company embraces our responsibility to do the right thing. It shapes how we care for the planet and all those we touch, both inside and outside our company. Since 1868, our legacy with consumers has been rooted in trust, innovation and doing what’s best for today’s gardeners and growers and the ones who come tomorrow.

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