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.

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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:

Corinthian® Little Leaf Linden
Tilia cordata ‘Corzam’

Corinthian tree Dragon Farm cr

Flying Trillium Gardens and Preserves

Flying Trillium

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Hashtags:#flyingtrillium,  #natives


Upshoot Services: Flying Trillium

Hashtags: #UpShoot,
#streettree #maintenancefree

The Book: Designing Gardens
with Flora of the American East- 
Carolyn Summers (Author)

Amazon: Designing Gardens
with Flora of the American East


HGTV HOME Plant Collection Partner

UpShoot, LLC is a sourcing partner for the HGTV HOME Plant Collection.
We are constantly seeking plants that intersect at smart & stylish.  If you have a new plant you feel meets this criteria contact us today!

Learn more about the HGTV HOME Plant Collection on www.hgtvhomeplants.com.
To become a grower or retailer of the HGTV HOME Plant Collection, visit www.agricolamanagement.com

Follow Maria and other contributors as they share great gardening insights, including easy to follow and inspiring garden advice on the HGTV HPC Know How! Blog.
NEW! Virtual Catalogs

2014-2015 New Plant Introduction Flyer

New Plant Introductions

LCN Selections Catalog

LCN Selections
New Plant

- View on phone, tablet or computer

- Large photos link to cultural details

- Small photos link to photo albums

- Testimonials link to company website

The CoHort Zone Blog
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August 21, 2015

GWA Loves LACalifornia, here I come!I may have been born a Buckeye but my love of the sun, sand and surf makes me a “wanna-be” Cali girl headed to #GWAPasadena15! I’m looking forward to seeing co-horts and…[MORE]

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.

IGCAugust 18 – 20
IGC Show
Chicago, IL



August 27 – 29, 2015
Farwest Show
Portland, OR

September 18 – 21, 2015
September 19th:
3:30-4:40 pm Table Top Picks! Trade Connections to Strengthen your Green Knowledge
September 20th:
8-9 am: Track: Defining Plants for Garden Communicators
Sow the Seeds of New Plants Into Your Seasonal Content Calendar


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