SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
HAGEDORN JAMES

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O THE SCOTTS MIRACLE-GRO COMPANY
14111 SCOTTSLAWN ROAD

(Street)
MARYSVILLE OH 43041

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
SCOTTS MIRACLE-GRO CO [ SMG ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director X 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chairman and CEO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
08/22/2012
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Shares 08/22/2012 S 152 D $42.915 234,160.694 D
Common Shares 08/22/2012 S 700 D $42.91 233,460.694 D
Common Shares 08/22/2012 S 759 D $42.8518 232,701.694 D
Common Shares 08/22/2012 S 500 D $42.852 232,201.694 D
Common Shares 08/22/2012 S 1,100 D $42.8609 231,101.694 D
Common Shares 08/22/2012 S 3,480 D $42.9 227,621.694 D
Common Shares 08/22/2012 S 100 D $42.8563 227,521.694 D
Common Shares 08/22/2012 S 500 D $42.855 227,021.694 D
Common Shares 08/22/2012 S 695 D $42.8543 226,326.694 D
Common Shares 08/22/2012 S 1,105 D $42.8509 225,221.694 D
Common Shares 08/22/2012 S 405 D $42.865 224,816.694 D
Common Shares 08/22/2012 S 30,603 D $42.85 194,213.694 D
Common Shares 08/22/2012 S 6,729 D $42.86 187,484.694 D
Common Shares 08/22/2012 S 77 D $42.8636 187,407.694 D
Common Shares 08/22/2012 S 24 D $42.871 187,383.694 D
Common Shares 08/22/2012 S 800 D $42.8601 186,583.694 D
Common Shares 08/22/2012 S 400 D $42.8801 186,183.694 D
Common Shares 08/22/2012 S 4,900 D $42.88 181,283.694 D
Common Shares 08/22/2012 S 2,838 D $42.87 178,445.694 D
Common Shares 08/22/2012 S 600 D $42.8501 177,845.694 D
Common Shares 08/22/2012 S 900 D $42.8533 176,945.694 D
Common Shares 08/23/2012 S 100 D $42.315 176,845.694 D
Common Shares 08/23/2012 S 100 D $42.2636 176,745.694 D
Common Shares 08/23/2012 S 100 D $42.0736 176,645.694 D
Common Shares 08/23/2012 S 200 D $42.095 176,445.694 D
Common Shares 08/23/2012 S 200 D $42.105 176,245.694 D
Common Shares 08/23/2012 S 200 D $42.0575 176,045.694 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
Remarks:
Form 3 of 8
Kathy L. Uttley as attorney-in-fact for James Hagedorn 08/24/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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