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!


Orange it Great?!

Autumn foliage is past its peak here in NE Ohio but we’re still enjoying the orange-licious show many trees are providing this fall including Highland Park Maple, Coral Sun Golden Raintree and Guinevere genetically dwarf crabapple.  We appreciate their pumpkin colored beauty and with it in mind, wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!

Acer Highland Park

coral sun golden raintree

Guinevere fall

Highland Park® Bigtooth Maple
Acer grandidentatum ‘Hipzam’

Coral Sun Golden Raintree PBR
Koelreuteria paniculata ‘Coral Sun’ PP17,409

Guinevere® Dwarf Crabapple
Malus ‘Guinzam’’

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.

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
zamtastic Plant Spotlight: Weeping Extraordinaire™
November 24, 2014

       Weeping Extraordinaire™#WeepingCherry #DoubleFlowerPower #FineFoliage Fluffy, double pink flowers cover branches in spring.  Learn more » Colorful long lasting fall foliage.Sales flyer »   Weeping Extraordinaire™Double Flowering CherryPrunus x ‘Extrazam’ Va Va Va Bloom! Growers already…[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.

November 22, 2014
8:00 am EST
Radio interview with Mark Webber
Garden Guru on Newstalk Radio WHIO News 95.7FM and 1290 AM

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Both talks part of Safety, Communication & Technology Track
2 – 3pm Garden Writers as an Industry Resource: Getting the Word About our Industry
4 – 5pm Teach Your Customers Well (Garden-pedia)
2014 OTF Conference & Show and OSU Green Industry Short Course

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

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