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TAG: The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co.

Backstory: Gina Zirkle

September 30, 2015By
Gina Zirkle

Gina Zirkle Scientist, Environmental Affairs The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. Marysville, Ohio Education Canal Winchester High School Canal Winchester, Ohio Class of 2000 The Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio Class of 2004, B.S., Agriculture 2008-2010, M.S., Environment and Natural Resources “I worked for the turfgrass pathology lab, looking at diseases of turfgrasses, researching new products and their active ingredients and seeing... read more

Scotts slows pest control acquisitions

February 5, 2015By

Scotts LawnService (SLS), a business unit of Scotts Miracle-Gro Co., is rethinking its strategy to acquire pest control companies, Columbus Business First reported. The Marysville, Ohio-based company completed the acquisition of Action Pest Control earlier this year in a deal expected to add $15 million in annual revenue to SLS, which had $323.9 million in 2013 revenue. Last year, then-COO... read more

Scotts reports good 2014, 4Q

November 5, 2014By

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co., based in Marysville, Ohio, reported 2014 income for 2014 as $166.2 million, compared with $161.1 million a year ago. Its fiscal year ended Sept. 30. Company-wide net sales increased 2 percent in 2014 to $2.84 billion, compared to $2.77 billion a year ago.  Scotts LawnService (SLS) sales increased 2 percent to $263 million for the year,... read more

Scotts Miracle-Gro forms Hawthorne Gardening Co.

October 30, 2014By

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. formed a subsidiary focused on indoor and urban gardening products for younger, more urban consumers: Hawthorne Gardening Co. Chris Hagedorn was named general manager of the Hawthorne team, operating out of New York and reporting to Barry Sanders, president and COO. “All across the country, more and more folks are living in urban areas, leading us... read more

Scotts LawnService sales leap 7% in 4Q, 5% in 2013

November 18, 2013By

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co., based in Marysville, Ohio, reported its fiscal 2013 adjusted earnings improved 39 percent to $2.79 per share due to the company’s strong second half performance in the core U.S. lawn and garden business, including a 7 percent sales increase from Scotts LawnService in the fourth quarter. Versus its $84.5 million sales during the fourth quarter a... read more