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Arrangements from the Garden

J incorporates blooms and branches from the garden into arrangements for the home.

From Farm to Plate & Vase

J visits Crane Dance Farms and learns the value of pasture-raised food.

Beauty from the Flower Farm

J visits Hope Dahlias and learns about the positive effect flowers can have on people.

The Gift of the Forest

J explores the forest and shares ways to experience a bit of its magic every day!

Traditional Japanese Flower Arts

Learn about Japanese flower arts, from Ikebana flower arranging to the art of a Bonsai.

The Garden, Contained

J visits a garden center, offers tips on container gardening, and makes herbal cocktails.

Thinking Outside the Vase

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

All About Lavender

J shares all things lavender, from hand-crafted soaps to arrangements and crafts.

Pets and Flowers

J connects with pets and flowers and showcases a classic poodle mum flower arrangement.

Everything’s Coming Up Roses

J visits a farm in South America that grows cut garden roses.

Flowers: Nature’s Rainbow

J applies color theory in fun arrangements, food and cocktails.

Flowers to Wear & Share

J introduces ways to wear flowers – from boutonnières to lower jewelry.

Vegetables and Flowers

J visits a local farm with sustainable practices for better nutrition and overall health.

About 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.

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