26 Apr '11, 2pm

Community Initiative Gifts Gardens and Green Spaces to Multiple Cities

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company recently announced a multi-year community outreach initiative, GRO1000 , that will result in the creation of at least 1,000 community gardens and green spaces by 2018. Scotts is partnering with Keep America Beautiful, the Garden Writers Association, Plant A Row for the Hungry, the National Gardening Association and the Franklin Park Conservatory, who are helping to bring community gardens and green spaces to cities across the United States, Canada and Europe. “There are benefits that only a garden can provide, and we’re honored to help bring some of these benefits to neighborhoods, schools and communities,” said Jim Hagedorn, Scotts Miracle-Gro’s chairman and chief executive officer. “We’re proud to be working with great partners and so many local organizations that want to enhance the environment around them and also help provide for the les...

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