Scotts Miracle-Gro Acquires Assets and Brands from Landmark Seed

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, marketer of branded products for consumer lawn and garden care, has completed the acquisition of certain brands and assets from Landmark Seed Company, producer and distributor of quality professional seed and turfgrasses.

“Over the last five years, Landmark Seed and Scott Miracle-Gro have established a successful joint venture,” said Mark Schwartz, senior vice president and general manager, grass seed, for Scotts Miracle-Gro. “We are excited to have such a valued partner now a part of the Scotts Miracle-Gro family, and look forward to the new opportunities for growth.”

Headquartered in Albany, Ore., Landmark Seed is the fastest growing seed and turfgrass production and marketing company in the Pacific Northwest. Landmark Seed is recognized in the industry for its innovative products, customer-driven service and technical knowledge. The Landmark transaction, along with the recent acquisition of certain brands and assets of Turf-Seed, Inc., enhances Scotts Miracle-Gro’s position in the global turfgrass seed industry.

Under the agreement, Scotts acquires certain assets of Landmark Seed, including its brands, turfgrass varieties and intellectual property. Personnel from Landmark's Albany office, along with the field sales team, will continue in their present capacities with Scotts.

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