The CoHort Zone

February 16, 2017

Press Release: Garden-pedia Wins 2016 Educational Materials Outstanding Book Award


Publisher St. Lynn’s Press has ordered a second printing of the book, which has become a favorite for botanical gardens, novice and master gardeners, and garden centers or landscapers needing a concise, quick, and easy to understand reference.

January 9, 2017

Licensed Grower Enews: Dynamic Native Duo

JN Plant Selections

These two selected natives from Mike Yanny of JN Plant Selections are unique amongst Carpinus selections with their bright red fall foliage. Firespire was featured in the Nursery Management Green Guide and the recent American Nurseryman new plant issue. Fire King will be introduced in 2017 starting with the summer trade shows.

January 4, 2017

Licensed Grower Enews: “Marketing Here, There and Everywhere”

new plants

UpShoot is known for its grass roots, guerrilla marketing style. Besides our enews to growers we also do a more consumer based enews and one for garden writers and media…

December 14, 2016

“I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas”

Snow Fountains Weeping Cherry

Well, not really. Living in the NE Ohio snowbelt can make for one long and snowy winter. So what I’m truly dreaming about is spring and a different type of snow; a cascade of white blooms thanks to Snow Fountains weeping cherry.

December 9, 2016

Garden Writer eNews: New Plant Marketing

Plant nerds

New plants are the backbone of UpShoot. We continue to collaborate with plantsmen and breeding companies in the US and abroad to provide plant licensing, royalty and/or marketing services.