Maria Zampini photo
Maria Zampini
President, UpShoot LLC
On The Road Again
August 16-19
Talk: Latin Lumina
Garden Writers
National Conference
Quebec, Canada

August 20-22
IGC Tradeshow
Festival Hall Navy Pier
Plant Collection
Booth #2329
August 22-24
Talk: 50 Shades of Plant Profits
Leading: Women in Horticulture

FarWest Tradeshow
Oregon Convention Center
Booth #2047
August 2013 American Nurseryman Magazine
Maria’s Work
in Words

Calico Cat Catalog Cover

Van Essen Nursery Catalog Cover

We are proud to have LCN Selections
Calico Cat™ Boston Ivy
selected for the front cover of Van Essen’s new catalog.
Stop by Van Essen’s booth #13037 or UpShoot #2047 at FarWest to see this plant in person grown trellised in deco pots.

Plant Introductions Debut

New Varieties Showcase
2013 FarWest TradeshowCustomers don’t ask “What’s Old”?, they ask, “What’s New”?  And there is no better place to find out the latest plant introductions than the New Varieties Showcase at the upcoming Farwest Trade Show in Portland, Oregon.
Macore New Variety Showcase Take Away Tags
This year 45 plants will be in the NVS display area and UpShoot is pleased to represent four entries. To learn more about the NVS plants, pick-up a take-it-with-you tag provided by Macore.
Not only do they provide plant specs but they serve to direct interested buyers to exhibitors growing the new introductions.

And Our Winners Are …

Persian Spire™ Parrotia   JLPN Liners
Download the sales flyer and press release.

Squirt™ Compact Leucothoe   LCN Selections

Firebird™ Variegated Dogwood   Commercial Nursery

Follow UpShoot on Social Media

We just joined Instagram where we’re we’ll be posting pictures and videos shot at growers, retailers, gardens, trade shows and more!

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BuckeyeGardening.com provides Ohio gardeners access to useful and practical gardening tips compiled by reliable and local sources.
This resource is sponsored by the original “green” industry, the Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association (ONLA).
Members are passionate about enhancing the environment for everyone and want to inspire others to Plant Something!
Plant Something Campaign
The Plant Something campaign was initiated by Arizona State Nursery Association.
During the NurseryWorks Conference in Kansas, I had the pleasure of meeting and hearing Cheryl Goar, ASNA Executive Director and innovative leader of this program.
Currently, ten states are participating:

Join the Movement

Please encourage your state association to join the Plant Something program.
Together we can improve the quality of life and make a difference for our industry as a whole.

HGTV Home Collection

Award Winning

HGTV HOME beat out top competitors such as Coca-ColaBetter Homes and Gardens and Welch’s for the honor.
HGTV Home Plant Collection
At OFA, the HGTV HOME Plant Collection introduced the 2014 ‘Expressions’ Annual Collection mixes including ‘Shady Showoff’s’ Copper Glory and Lush Gold.
They also featured new‘Smart & Stylish’ ShrubsSweet ‘N Salsa, Peppermint Swirl and Electric Rouge Hydrangeas.
The new ‘Essential’ Perennial line was also announced.
Find complete details on all the HGTV HOME lines at hgtvhome.com.
Interested in becoming a retailer or grower? Contact the Agricola Management Group.
Happy Birthday

UpShoothort is
Ine Year Old!

Last August we launched
in conjunction with the
FarWest Trade Show.
What a difference a year makes!
Never one to rest on our laurels,
we are constantly adding new content.
Did you know it includes:
Never miss one of Maria’s
articles again!
Blog Posts
Follow the
Co-Hort Zone Blog
as we always have something
to say
(and then some).
Events and Tradeshows
Where will Maria be next?
Only the shadow knows
and the UpShoot website.
Look under the Events tab.
Utilize #WhereisMaria
and #UpShootChat hash tags to connect with us on Twitter ans social media sites.
Where is Maria?
Virtual Catalog
LCN Selections digital catalog just launched!
Hard copies available at August trade shows or email us your request.
LCN Selections New Plant Catalog
New Plants We’re Representing
Find plants and breeders we’re representing and licensed growers.


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