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:

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Hot Head Hollywood Hibiscus High Res

Floral Elixir Co.
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Hollywood HibiscusInstagram Floral Elixir Co.Instagram
Twitter@jberrynursery Twitter@FloralElixerCo
Hashtags: #HollywoodHibiscus#tropicals Hashtags: #cocktailgardening, #cocktails, #mocktails


NEW! Virtual Catalogs

Upshoot 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
UpShoot Representing Two New Award Winning Plants
September 1, 2016

For Immediate Release: Firespire © Musclewood and Ping Pong™ Buttonbush For Immediate Release Name:  Maria Zampini Company: UpShoot™ LLC Address: 5010 South Ridge Rd Madison, OH 44057 Cell: 440.812.3249 Fax: 440.357.7676 Email: maria@upshoothort.com Blog: The…[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.

GWA2016September 16 – 19, 2016
2016 GWA Annual Symposium
Atlanta, GA

October 6 – 9, 2016
Independent Plant Breeders Conference 2016 Biennial Meeting
Lisle, IL

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