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J Schwanke’s Life In Bloom

Host J Schwanke shows how to bring the beauty of flowers into your surroundings and demonstrates how living a life surrounded by colorful blossoms can reduce stress, instill wellness, and enhance happiness. Season two features techniques for flower arrangement, delicious floral food and cocktail recipes, and fun conversations with guests – from dahlia growers to chiropractors.

Pets and Flowers

26m 16s

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.

Episodes

  • Vegetables and Flowers: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Vegetables and Flowers

    S2 E213 - 26m 16s

    Host J Schwanke visits a local farm with sustainable practices for better nutrition — and overall health. Vegetables are arranged with flowers and used as a vase. Artichoke is the featured flower.

  • Flowers to Wear & Share: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Flowers to Wear & Share

    S2 E212 - 26m 16s

    Host J Schwanke introduces ways to wear flowers – beyond special occasions. Simple techniques for boutonnières, a crown of foliage, and creating flower jewelry.

  • Flowers: Nature’s Rainbow: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Flowers: Nature’s Rainbow

    S2 E211 - 26m 16s

    Host J Schwanke explores the fascinating world of color. Learn how colors of flowers relate to personality traits. See why yellow flowers improve health. Apply color theory in fun arrangements, food and cocktails.

  • Everything’s Coming Up Roses: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Everything’s Coming Up Roses

    S2 E210 - 26m 16s

    Host J Schwanke visits a farm in South America that grows cut garden roses. Easy arrangements with roses. A cocktail featuring rose water. Behind the scenes at an iconic parade.

  • Pets and Flowers: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Pets and Flowers

    S2 E209 - 26m 16s

    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.

  • All About Lavender: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    All About Lavender

    S2 E208 - 26m 16s

    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 arrange and craft with lavender.

  • Thinking Outside the Vase: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Thinking Outside the Vase

    S2 E207 - 26m 16s

    Host J Schwanke explores unusual vessels for flower arranging with a visit to an antique market. Ideas to re-use, re-purpose, and upcycle containers for flower arrangements.

  • The Garden, Contained: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Garden, Contained

    S2 E206 - 26m 16s

    Host J Schwanke visits a garden center and offers tips on container gardening and makes an herbal cocktail. Health benefits of flower arranging are discussed. Flowers for a garden party.

  • Traditional Japanese Flower Arts: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Traditional Japanese Flower Arts

    S2 E205 - 26m 16s

    Host J Schwanke devotes this episode to traditional Japanese flower arts. Learn about Ikebana flower arranging, the art of a Bonsai, and go on location to learn the philosophy of a flower farming family

  • The Gift of the Forest: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Gift of the Forest

    S2 E204 - 26m 16s

    Host J Schwanke explores the forest and shares ways to experience a bit of its magic every day! Discover forest bathing for wellness. Flower arranging includes moss themes and foraged items.

  • Beauty from the Flower Farm: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Beauty from the Flower Farm

    S2 E203 - 26m 16s

    Host J Schwanke visits Hope Dahlias and learns about the positive effect flowers can have on people. Sage is used three ways: tasty appetizer, spiritual cleanser, and flower accent.

  • From Farm to Plate & Vase: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    From Farm to Plate & Vase

    S2 E202 - 26m 16s

    Host J Schwanke visits Crane Dance Farms and learns the value of pasture-raised food. Local flowers are fashioned into bouquets. Roses from the farmers market are discussed.

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