ScottsMiracle-Gro Acquires Blossom and PlantLink
Dec 13 2016
Scotts Miracle-Gro Co (NYSE:SMG. has acquired two IoT water-management companies for its Connected Yard platform.
Scotts bought Illinois based Oso Technologies the makers of PlantLink , a soil sensors and a water management valve system, and Irvine based Blossom, a smart irrigation controller provider initially Kickstarted in 2014.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
+ The data and water management functions are accessible through the Company’s GRO app for iOS and Android devices.
+ Oso Technologies had raised $675k in venture capital
+ Blossom had previously raised $102.6k in crowdfunding and an undisclosed amount of non equity assistance