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MIRACLE-GRO KIDS 3IN1 GARDENING SET GETS NATIONAL PARENTING CENTER'S SEAL OF APPROVAL
Source: Scotts Miracle-Gro

Marietta, Georgia - Peachtree Playthings is proud to announce that one of the products in its newly-released line of Miracle-Gro Kids gardening kits, the Miracle-Gro Kids 3in1 Gardening Set, earned The National Parenting Center's Seal of Approval. The National Parenting Center is recognized as a trusted source of expert parenting advice and product evaluation, selecting the most prestigious children's products as winners of their Seal of Approval.

The Miracle-Gro Kids 3in1 Gardening Set from Peachtree Playthings passed an 8-week, multi-step process to join the ranks of the country's top toys as a 2011 Seal of Approval honoree. Each entrant passes through a rigorous review process as parents, children and educators alike examine the submitted products for their play quality, thus reassuring consumers that the product's quality and desirability met and exceeded their peers' expectations. The prestigious Seal of Approval is awarded by The National Parenting Center to only the finest products and services marketed for family audiences.

"With the introduction of the Miracle-Gro Kids gardening sets we aimed to create an assortment of products that families will love and that give playtime an educational twist," said Mark Tasman, President, Peachtree Playthings. "We've enhanced a traditional activity by creating a simple, fun and educational toy that not only appeals to children, but teaches them the basics of plant life and responsibility, and we're honored that The National Parenting Center has recognized these qualities."

For the latest product news and updates, visit Miracle-Gro Kids Gardening online at www.miraclegrokidsgardening.com and on Facebook.

ABOUT PEACHTREE PLAYTHINGS

Peachtree Playthings Inc is a privately owned company headquartered in Marietta, Georgia. Established in 1990, Peachtree Playthings is among the fastest growing marketers of stationery products and children's crafts and activities. In addition to an impressive portfolio of proprietary branded products, Peachtree Playthings partners with some of the most recognizable brands in the world to create an extensive multi-category product offering. Peachtree Playthings distributes its products at major retail outlets around the world. For more information visit www.Peachtreeplaythings.com

ABOUT SCOTTS MIRACLE-GRO

With $3.14 billion in worldwide sales and approximately 8,000 associates, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, The Scotts Company LLC, is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer products for lawn and garden care. The Company's brands are the most recognized in the industry. In the U.S., the Company's Scotts, Miracle-Gro, and Ortho brands are market-leading in their categories, as is the consumer Roundup brand, which is marketed in North America and most of Europe exclusively by Scotts and owned by Monsanto. In the U.S., the Company operates Scotts LawnService, the second largest residential lawn care service business. In Europe, the Company's brands include Weedol, Pathclear, Evergreen, Levington, Miracle-Gro, KB, Fertiligène and Substral. For additional information, visit us at www.scotts.com

ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARENTING CENTER

The National Parenting Center was founded in July of 1989 with the intention of providing the most comprehensive and responsible parenting advice to parents everywhere. The advice provided is furnished by some of the world's most respected authorities in the field of child rearing and development.
The National Parenting Center has been authorized to dispense this valuable information, which has been provided by these experts, to as many parents as possible through whatever means possible. To that end, The National Parenting Center created and maintains interactive systems allowing parents to access the expert panel. Additionally, parents may obtain the advice of the experts through written transcripts, letters, brochures, newsletters, the Internet, etc. For more information please visit www.TNPC.com.