The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company operates as a manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products. Segments The company divides its business into two segments, Global Consumer and Scotts LawnService. Global Consumer This segment manufactures, markets, and sells consumer lawn and garden products in the following categories: Lawn Care: In the United States, products within this category include lawn fertilizer products under the Scotts and Turf Builder brand names; grass seed products under the Scotts, Turf Builder, EZ Seed, Water Smart and PatchMaster brand names; and lawn-related weed, pest and disease control products primarily under the Scotts brand name, including sub-brands, such as GrubEx. A similar range of products is marketed in Europe under various brands, such as EverGreen, Fertiligène, Substral, Miracle-Gro Patch Magic, Weedol, Pathclear, KB and Celaflor. The lawn care category also includes spreaders and other durables under the Scotts brand name, including Turf Builder EdgeGuard spreaders, Snap spreaders and Handy Green II handheld spreaders. In addition, in 2015, the company began to market outdoor cleaners under the Scotts OxiClean brand name. Gardening and Landscape: In the United States, products within this category include a line of water-soluble plant foods under the Miracle-Gro brand and sub-brands, such as LiquaFeed, continuous-release plant foods under the Miracle-Gro, Scotts and Osmocote brands and sub-brands of Miracle-Gro, such as Shake ‘N Feed; potting mixes and garden soils under the Miracle-Gro, Scotts, Hyponex, Earthgro and SuperSoil brand names; mulch and decorative groundcover products under the Scotts brand, including the sub-brands Nature Scapes, Earthgro and Hyponex by Scotts; plant-related pest and disease control products under the Ortho brand; organic garden products under the Miracle-Gro Organic Choice, Nature's Care, Scotts, Whitney Farms and EcoScraps brand names; live goods and seeding solutions under the Miracle-Gro brand and Gro-ables sub-brand; and hydroponic gardening products under the General Hydroponics and AeroGarden brand names. Internationally, similar products are marketed under the Miracle-Gro, Fertiligène, Substral, KB, Celaflor, ASEF, Scotts, Scotts EcoSense, Naturen, Miracle-Gro Organic Choice, and Fafard brand names. Controls: In the United States, insect control products are marketed under the Ortho brand name, including Ortho Max, Home Defense Max and Bug B Gon Max sub-brands; rodent control products are marketed under the Tomcat and Ortho brands; selective weed control products are marketed under the Ortho Weed B Gon sub-brand; and non-selective weed control products are marketed under the Roundup and Groundclear brand names. Internationally, products within this category are marketed under the Nexa Lotte, Fertiligène, KB, Home Defence, Home Defense, Weedol, Pathclear and Roundup brands. The company serves as Monsanto Company’s (Monsanto's) agent for the marketing and distribution of consumer Roundup products in the consumer lawn and garden market within the United States and other specified countries, including Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. In 2015, the territories were expanded to include all countries other than Japan and those subject to a U.S. trade embargo or certain other embargoes and trade restrictions. Under the terms of the amended and restated exclusive agency and marketing agreement between the company and Monsanto, the company is jointly responsible with Monsanto for developing global consumer and trade marketing programs for consumer Roundup. The company provides manufacturing conversion services (in North America), distribution and logistics, and selling and marketing support for consumer Roundup. The company also entered into a lawn and garden brand extension agreement during 2015, providing the company the ability to extend the Roundup brand into other categories of lawn and garden beyond non-selective weed control worldwide. In addition, Monsanto continues to own and operate the agricultural Roundup business. Scotts LawnService T
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14111 Scottslawn Road
Marysville, OH 43041
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