August 4, 2015

Sales and earnings are up, despite drought, floods and complaints.

May 20, 2015

Scotts Miracle-Gro and Monsanto have renewed their longstanding partnership via an extended license to the Roundup herbicide brand.

May 14, 2015

Players like real grass. So does Marysville, Ohio-based Scotts Miracle-Gro.

November 5, 2014

Scotts Miracle-Gro reported fourth quarter and full-year results for 2014, reflecting on a year of beating expectations despite weather-related setbacks and other hurdles.

November 3, 2014

From the home improvement industry to the halls of power in Washington, D.C., former Home Depot and Scotts executive Mark Baker was cited as a “top lobbyist” for his work as CEO of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.

The Hill newspaper, in its listing of top lobbyists, described Baker, a 36-year flight verteran, as the "drumbeat” behind the general aviation industry.

August 5, 2014

Scotts Miracle-Gro reported declines in sales and income for the third quarter of 2014, but pointed to momentum that may place the company at the top end of its guidance for the year.

"The second half of the lawn and garden season has been extremely strong, with positive consumer purchases against the double-digit increases we posted a year ago," said Jim Hagedorn, chairman and CEO. "Our momentum is carrying into the fourth quarter with consumer purchases in July at an all-time high and our European business on track to have its most profitable year ever."

May 8, 2014

Scotts Miracle-Gro, together with Seltzer Licensing Group, the company’s exclusive licensing agency, has announced two new licensing partners and several new products. 

May 6, 2014

Scotts Miracle-Gro reported a strong second quarter ended March 29, driven by strong sell-in of its consumer products in the United States and Europe.

Adjusted income from continuing operations increased 38% to $136.7 million from $99.3 million in the prior-year quarter. This growth was driven by increased sales, continued margin expansion and strong control of operating expenses.

Net sales were $1.08 billion for the quarter, up 7% from $1.01 billion a year ago, due to strong initial sell-in to retailers.

March 24, 2014

Scotts Miracle-Gro is ushering in the arrival of spring with some resources and products to help the nation's lawns and gardens recover from the harsh winter, the company said.

February 6, 2014

Scotts Miracle-Gro reported an adjusted loss from continuing operations for its first quarter of $65.4 million, which is an improvement of $3.1 million, compared with an adjusted loss of $68.5 million last year. 

Net sales in the three months ended Dec. 28, 2013, totaled $196.4 million, down 5% from $205.8 million during the same quarter a year ago. The company pointed to the timing of pre-season shipments to retailers for the decline.

November 7, 2013

Scotts Miracle-Gro quite literally made up for lost time in the second half of the year, finishing with fiscal year sales essentially flat from the previous year.

The company's full year net sales were $2.82 billion, after a 9% increase in the second half, including a 10% increase in the fourth quarter.

August 7, 2013

Scotts Miracle-Gro reported third-quarter net sales of $1.15 billion, up 9% from $1.05 billion a year ago.

Adjusted income from continuing operations for the third quarter ended June 29 was $153.9 million, up 53% from $100.8 million in the same period from last year. 

August 2, 2013

Scotts Miracle-Gro has a new face on its board of directors. Retired Lieutenant General John Randolph Vines will be the company's newest board member, effective immediately.

June 11, 2013

In advance of the company’s presentation at an investor conference Tuesday, Scotts Miracle-Gro issued a statement pointing to rising sales in the third quarter.

"U.S. consumer purchases for the fiscal third quarter are up 15% through June 9, giving us continued confidence in the earnings guidance we established heading into the year," said CFO Larry Hilsheimer. "Consumer purchases, which were down more than 25% on a fiscal year-to-date basis entering April, are down 4% through June 9."

May 30, 2013

Scotts Miracle-Gro has achieved its goal of removing phosphorus from its Turf Builder brand lawn food maintenance products. The commitment was first announced on World Water Day in 2011 as a partial solution to nutrient runoff that can lead to excessive algae growth in waterways.

May 7, 2013

Sales and net income slip in the second quarter, but Scotts Miracle-Gro has picked up the pace in the third.

May 6, 2013

Radius Garden has announced it is marketing and selling a line of Miracle-Gro Branded Garden Tools under a licensing agreement with Scotts Miracle-Gro.

April 5, 2013

The first Scotts Miracle-Gro branded cutting tools will debut at the National Hardware Show May 7-9.

April 1, 2013

Marysville, Ohio-based Scotts Miracle-Gro named Larry Hilsheimer executive VP and chief financial officer, effective immediately.

February 7, 2013

Scotts Miracle-Gro posted first-quarter net sales of $205.8 million, up 3% from $199.6 million during the same quarter a year ago.

January 28, 2013

Scotts CFO Dave Evans resigned from the lawn and garden giant to join a nonprofit research company.

November 2, 2012

Scotts’ way forward? The following refers to the article, “Scotts Miracle-Gro names senior VP independent channel.”

October 31, 2012

Scotts Miracle-Gro and the Butts County Development Authority have announced that the Ohio-based company is expanding its operations at its facility in Jackson, Ga.

The expansion will create as many as 10 addition jobs to the existing work force of about 75 associates. The total capital investment to the area by Scotts now totals $6 million.

September 9, 2012

Scotts Miracle-Gro, the nation’s largest supplier of lawn and garden products, has been sentenced to pay a $4 million fine for 11 criminal violations relating to the use of toxic insecticides in its wild bird feed products. The Marysville, Ohio-based company also agreed to  more than $6 million in penalties and $2 million for environmental projects under a settlement that resolves additional civil pesticide violations filed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).