Horticulture: From Root to Leaf

UpShoot is a boutique horticulture marketing firm. We are passionate about plants—growing and locating new ones. Experiencing that undeniable thrill of first discovery—whether it’s our plant find or yours! We love learning about plants and sharing our knowledge to the media and consumers.

From breeders and plantsmen to growers and gardeners—UpShoot helps all ornamental horticulture enthusiasts live out their passion for plants. We nurture growers new plants into successful products. We share valuable information through our national writing and speaking engagements.

Through UpShoot, the world is a little more alive and a lot greener. Contact UpShoot today for details.


gardenpediabookcoverredux (1)Available Now from St. Lynn’s Press!

Garden-pedia: An A – Z Guide to Gardening Terms

Maria Zampini has teamed up with Pamela Bennett of The Ohio State University to co-author the only book you will ever need to understand garden speak! Learn more about the book and order your copy today!


UpShoot Featured Plants and Products

UpShoot is a boutique horticultural marketing firm specializing in sales, marketing and licensing of new plant introductions and promotion of gardening-related products.  Let us introduce you to two:

Gingerbread™ Paperbark Maple
Acer griseum x nikoense ‘Ginzam’
Gingerbread Maple autumn leaves
Floral Elixir Co.

Floral Elixirs Holiday Cheers
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NEW! Virtual Catalogs

Upshoot New Plant Introduction Flyer

New Plant Introductions

LCN Selections Catalog

LCN Selections
New Plant

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The CoHort Zone Blog
Floral Elixirs Holiday Cheers Press Release: Garden to Table: Award Winning Floral Elixirs Top Holiday Gift List
October 22, 2016

Cocktail gardening is hot right now—and nothing quite beats growing your own—but for those adventurous mixologists without the time, space, or knowledge to tend a garden, there’s another solution: Floral Elixirs.

Coming Events

Maria Zampini speakingMaria is a sought after speaker sharing her plant knowledge as well as retail, marketing and plant breeding expertise. 

If you’re interested in having Maria speak to your group, email: maria@upshoothort.com.

Photo courtesy of Louise Hartwig of Two Girls with a Purpose.

Herb Society of AmericaNovember 20, 2016
Herb Society of America 2016 Holiday Open House
Kirtland, OH

Donzell's/Gale'sNovember 22, 2016
Girls Night Out 2016!
Holiday Shopping (Floral Elixirs)
Westlake, OH

In the GardenDecember 10, 2016
In the Garden with Ron Wilson – Listen Online

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