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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Announces Final GRO1000 Community Garden Grant Recipients

Program to Conclude in May 2018 Having Supported the Creation of 1,000 Gardens
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MARYSVILLE, Ohio, March 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ – To celebrate the first day of spring and the start of the community gardening season, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation today announced its final list of GRO1000 Grassroots Grant recipients, including thirty-four nonprofit organizations nationwide. The organizations awarded will use the funding to improve their neighborhoods through the development or enhancement of community gardens and greenspaces.

Global $10M Phosphorus Challenge to Restore Freshwater Reaches Its Third Stage

Prize race sponsored by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation aims to eliminate excess phosphorus from surface water
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The George Barley Water Prize, a four-stage global competition of which The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation is lead sponsor, has achieved a major milestone. Ten scientist teams have advanced to Stage 3, having beaten out nearly 100 competitors in their bid to remove and repurpose excess phosphorus from surface water. The Prize was formed in 2016 in recognition of the link between excess phosphorus and massive algal bloom outbreaks that poison drinking water, kill wildlife, and now impact all 50 U.S. states and 15,000 waterbodies.

VIDEO | Introducing a Creative Collaboration Between The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and Globally Renowned Environmental Photographer Andrew Mann

Renowned photographer captures the effects of harmful algal blooms
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A new conservation docuseries commissioned by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation will go live on World Water Day, March 22. The docuseries captures the haunting beauty of America’s most fragile watersheds, under stress from harmful algal blooms, and highlights the bold steps we are taking to solve this crisis.


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