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.

Tue, Aug 11 6:00 A.M. The Garden, Contained     NH CREATE

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

Tue, Aug 18 6:00 A.M. Thinking Outside The Vase     NH CREATE

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

Tue, Aug 25 6:00 A.M. All About Lavender     NH CREATE

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, Sep 1 6:00 A.M. Pets and Flowers     NH CREATE

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, Sep 8 6:00 A.M. Everything's Coming Up Roses     NH CREATE

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

Tue, Sep 15 6:00 A.M. Flowers: Nature's Rainbow     NH CREATE

Host J Schwanke explores the fascinating world of color.

J Schwanke's Life In Bloom By Episode

NHPBS Over-the-Air Broadcast

WENH-TV Ch. 11 Durham

WLED-TV Ch. 48 Littleton

WEKW-TV Ch. 18 Keene

W50DP-D Ch. 50 Hanover

W34DQ-D Ch. 34 Pittsburg

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