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)Coming Winter 2015 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 pre-order your copy today!


It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

While most landscapes are headed into a winter slumber, we look to the following holiday inspired new plants to provide winter interest amongst the cold and snowy weather: Gingerbread – vertical exfoliating bark, Santa’s Delight – colorful, variegated evergreen foliage and bright red berries, Bobbee – a selected native providing food for birds and the scent for bayberry candles.

The UpShoot and Zampini Family wish you and yours a Merry Christmas and a New Year filled with health, happiness and prosperity.


Santa's Delight

Bobbee Bayberry

Gingerbread™ Paperbark Maple
Acer griseum x nikoense ‘Ginzam’

Santa’s Delight®
Variegated Holly

Ilex x ‘Sadezam’

Bobbee™ Bayberry
Myrica pensylvanica ‘Bobzam’

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

ALSO!! 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

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- Large photos link to cultural details

- Small photos link to photo albums

- Testimonials link to company website

The CoHort Zone Blog
50x50gwaenews Garden Writers Enews: Holiday ‘Green’ Wishes from Maria
December 20, 2014

January Trifecta of Tradeshows I would like to personally invite you to attend the 2015 MANTS Trade Show in Baltimore, MD this January. You’ll find me working the trade show floor for both UpShoot and the HGTV HOME…[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.

January 3-5, 2015
Kansas City, MO
2015 Western Nursery and Landscape Association

January 5 -9, 2015
Greensboro, NC
Booth 641
Green & Growin’ Show

gardenamericaJanuary 10, 2015
Garden America
8:15 am PST
On topic: Garden-pedia: An A – Z Guide to Gardening Terms

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