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J Schwanke's Life in Bloom
J Schwanke's Life In Bloom
Airs WEDNESDAYS at 1:30pm on WKAR-HD beginning Apr. 17, 2019

J Schwanke's Life In Bloom is a lifestyle series about flower arrangement, design and instruction. Host J Schwanke – a fourth-generation florist, award-winning author, and well-known floral educator – aims to help viewers have fun with flowers and incorporate their beauty into their homes and everyday lives. The series takes viewers around the country, touring flower farms, greenhouses, markets, festivals and special events.


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"Research has shown the presence of flowers has an immediate impact on people’s health and happiness," says J Schwanke. "It’s been my life-long mission to show people how easy it is to incorporate flowers into their daily lives, and I’m excited to take viewers on a cross-country journey discovering thousands of varieties, growers and design ideas."

Each episode of J Schwanke’s Life in Bloom features a wealth of information and ideas as he takes viewers behind the scenes at flower farms and flower destinations across America, showing how flowers are grown and brought to market.

J shows viewers how to arrange flowers with simple techniques that guarantee success and home décor designs for every taste. He also welcomes friends and guests for segments with crafts, cooking, cocktails, and flowers for entertaining. Henna tattoos, terrariums, and printmaking are included, as well as easy-to-make recipes with flowers as ingredients, such as a rose-infused spritzer and lemon lavender cookies.

Produced by J Schwanke Productions
Presented by WKAR Public Media
Distributed nationally by American Public Television