MARYSVILLE, Ohio – The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company announced that the company’s indirect subsidiary, Scotts Canada Ltd., has acquired Fafard and Brothers Ltd.

In continuous operation since 1940 and based in Saint-Bonaventure, Quebec, Canada, Fafard produces peat moss and growing media products, including peat-based and bark-based mixes, composts and premium soils. Fafard serves customers primarily across Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick.

Fafard also distributes products for the gardening industry including fertilizers, mulch and grass seed, and serves both the retail and professional grower markets.

ScottsMiracle-Gro expects the Fafard business to add annual sales of approximately $40 million.