J Schwanke's Life In Bloom

J SCHWANKE'S LIFE IN BLOOM is a half-hour lifestyle series about flower arrangement, design and instruction. Hosted by J Schwanke - a fourth-generation florist, award-winning author and well-known floral educator - the program aims to help viewers have fun with flowers and incorporate their beauty into their homes and everyday lives. Research shows the presence of flowers triggers happy emotions, eases depression, refreshes memory, heightens feelings of life satisfaction and affects social behavior in a positive manner. The presence of flowers in the workplace also improves workers' idea generation, creative performance and problem-solving skills. Throughout the 13-part series, J teaches viewers how to use flowers to enjoy these benefits and more. The series takes viewers all over the world, touring flower farms, greenhouses, markets, festivals and special events. J also shares his easy arranging tips and techniques, and flower-based food and cocktail recipes. Guests appear in each episode to discuss how flowers intersect with their lives and interests, such as friend P. Allen Smith, who joins J on a trip to Moss Mountain Farm for a tour of the spectacular gardens.

Wed, May 22 4:30 A.M. Traditional Japanese Flower Arts     NH Create (11.4)

Host J Schwanke devotes this episode to traditional Japanese flower arts.

Sun, May 26 11:00 A.M. Bouquets In Bloom     NH Create (11.4)

It's bouquet day on Life In Bloom. J gathers all sorts of flowers together into bouquets and shares the origins of the bouquet holder and antique wire flower frogs!

Tue, May 28 6:30 A.M. The Garden, Contained     NH Create (11.4)

Host J Schwanke visits a garden center and offers tips on container gardening and makes an herbal cocktail.

Tue, May 28 8:30 A.M. The Garden, Contained     NH Create (11.4)

Host J Schwanke visits a garden center and offers tips on container gardening and makes an herbal cocktail.

Tue, May 28 2:30 P.M. The Garden, Contained     NH Create (11.4)

Host J Schwanke visits a garden center and offers tips on container gardening and makes an herbal cocktail.

Wed, May 29 4:30 A.M. The Garden, Contained     NH Create (11.4)

Host J Schwanke visits a garden center and offers tips on container gardening and makes an herbal cocktail.

Sun, Jun 2 11:00 A.M. Flower Foraging     NH Create (11.4)

Flower host J Schwanke learns about foraging for plants and herbs from expert and author Lisa M.

Tue, Jun 4 6:30 A.M. Thinking Outside The Vase     NH Create (11.4)

Host J Schwanke explores unusual vessels for flower arranging with a visit to an antique market.

Tue, Jun 4 8:30 A.M. Thinking Outside The Vase     NH Create (11.4)

Host J Schwanke explores unusual vessels for flower arranging with a visit to an antique market.

Tue, Jun 4 2:30 P.M. Thinking Outside The Vase     NH Create (11.4)

Host J Schwanke explores unusual vessels for flower arranging with a visit to an antique market.

Wed, Jun 5 4:30 A.M. Thinking Outside The Vase     NH Create (11.4)

Host J Schwanke explores unusual vessels for flower arranging with a visit to an antique market.

Sun, Jun 9 11:00 A.M. Flower Memories     NH Create (11.4)

Flowers have a way of intertwining with memories today on Life In Bloom.

Tue, Jun 11 6:30 A.M. All About Lavender     NH Create (11.4)

Host J Schwanke shares all things Lavender. Learn the health benefits of Lavender's relaxing aroma, go on location to see how hand-crafted soap is made, and arranging and crafting with Lavender.

Tue, Jun 11 8:30 A.M. All About Lavender     NH Create (11.4)

Host J Schwanke shares all things Lavender. Learn the health benefits of Lavender's relaxing aroma, go on location to see how hand-crafted soap is made, and arranging and crafting with Lavender.

Tue, Jun 11 2:30 P.M. All About Lavender     NH Create (11.4)

Host J Schwanke shares all things Lavender. Learn the health benefits of Lavender's relaxing aroma, go on location to see how hand-crafted soap is made, and arranging and crafting with Lavender.

Wed, Jun 12 4:30 A.M. All About Lavender     NH Create (11.4)

Host J Schwanke shares all things Lavender. Learn the health benefits of Lavender's relaxing aroma, go on location to see how hand-crafted soap is made, and arranging and crafting with Lavender.

Sun, Jun 16 11:00 A.M. Holidays for Blooms     NH Create (11.4)

In this special edition of Life in Bloom, J shows you ways to enjoy flowers for the Christmas holidays.

Tue, Jun 18 6:30 A.M. Pets and Flowers     NH Create (11.4)

Host J Schwanke connects with pets and flowers. Included: a classic poodle mum flower arrangement; flowers for pets to wear; homemade treats for pets: a visit with a pet psychic.

Tue, Jun 18 8:30 A.M. Pets and Flowers     NH Create (11.4)

Host J Schwanke connects with pets and flowers. Included: a classic poodle mum flower arrangement; flowers for pets to wear; homemade treats for pets: a visit with a pet psychic.

Tue, Jun 18 2:30 P.M. Pets and Flowers     NH Create (11.4)

Host J Schwanke connects with pets and flowers. Included: a classic poodle mum flower arrangement; flowers for pets to wear; homemade treats for pets: a visit with a pet psychic.

Wed, Jun 19 4:30 A.M. Pets and Flowers     NH Create (11.4)

Host J Schwanke connects with pets and flowers. Included: a classic poodle mum flower arrangement; flowers for pets to wear; homemade treats for pets: a visit with a pet psychic.

Sun, Jun 23 11:00 A.M. Butterflies In Bloom     NH Create (11.4)

In this episode, butterflies are on the brain. J takes viewers to a garden blooming with butterflies at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, where he also finds inspiration for flower arrangements.

Tue, Jun 25 6:30 A.M. Everything's Coming Up Roses     NH Create (11.4)

Host J Schwanke visits a farm in South America that grows cut garden Roses.

Tue, Jun 25 8:30 A.M. Everything's Coming Up Roses     NH Create (11.4)

Host J Schwanke visits a farm in South America that grows cut garden Roses.

Tue, Jun 25 2:30 P.M. Everything's Coming Up Roses     NH Create (11.4)

Host J Schwanke visits a farm in South America that grows cut garden Roses.

Wed, Jun 26 4:30 A.M. Everything's Coming Up Roses     NH Create (11.4)

Host J Schwanke visits a farm in South America that grows cut garden Roses.

Sun, Jun 30 11:00 A.M. Let's Go Dutch     NH Create (11.4)

This episode of Life in Bloom focuses on the influence of Dutch culture on flowers.


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