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J Schwanke's Life In Bloom

Website: http://www.ubloom.com
Next Airing: Sat, Sep 18th, 2021 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD

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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.

Episodes:

  • All About Lavender

    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.

    Next Airing: Sat, Sep 18th, 2021 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:25:46
    Usage rights: 4/14/2020 to 4/13/2023
  • Carnations, Family & Flowers

    Host J Schwanke gives a peek into his family history, his vintage carnation artifact collection, and into a family-run carnation farm. See how flowers have influenced and shaped every part of his life.

    Next Airing: Sun, Sep 19th, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 4/1/2021 to 3/31/2023
  • Pets and Flowers

    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.

    Next Airing: Sat, Sep 25th, 2021 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:25:46
    Usage rights: 4/14/2020 to 4/13/2023
  • Succulents: The Not Quite Flowers

    Host J Schwanke explores the wonderful world of succulents: He visits a succulent farm, hosts a Make & Take party, and goes on location for a succulent-inspired cocktail.

    Next Airing: Sun, Sep 26th, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 4/1/2021 to 3/31/2023
  • Everything's Coming Up Roses

    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.

    Next Airing: Sat, Oct 2nd, 2021 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:25:46
    Usage rights: 4/14/2020 to 4/13/2023
  • Tulips: Year-Round Spring

    Host J Schwanke shows you the storied history of the tulip, and how to get maximum enjoyment out of this beautiful flower with arrangements and tulip-inspired recipes.

    Next Airing: Sun, Oct 3rd, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 4/1/2021 to 3/31/2023
  • Flowers: Nature's Rainbow

    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.

    Next Airing: Sat, Oct 9th, 2021 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:25:46
    Usage rights: 4/14/2020 to 4/13/2023
  • Out on a Limb with Fruit and Flowers

    Host J Schwanke pairs fruit with flowers because it's fun! J gets creative with the abundance of the season, and uses fruit and flowers in simple, unexpected ways in arrangements, recipes, and crafts.

    Next Airing: Sun, Oct 10th, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 4/1/2021 to 3/31/2023
  • Flowers to Wear & Share

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

    Next Airing: Sat, Oct 16th, 2021 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:25:46
    Usage rights: 4/14/2020 to 4/13/2023
  • Flower Power

    Host J Schwanke shows you how to use flowers to "petal it forward." The power of flowers affects our health and wellbeing - for the better. See how flowers can heal and cheer when we share them, gift them, even eat them!

    Next Airing: Sun, Oct 17th, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 4/1/2021 to 3/31/2023
  • Vegetables and Flowers

    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 feature flower.

    Next Airing: Sat, Oct 23rd, 2021 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:25:46
    Usage rights: 4/14/2020 to 4/13/2023
  • All Foliage: Living Green

    Host J Schwanke goes on location to two Florida foliage growers to show you this beautiful workhorse of the plant world, along with several inspired ways to use these long-lasting plants.

    Next Airing: Sun, Oct 24th, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 4/1/2021 to 3/31/2023
  • Fields of Flowers

    Host J Schwanke visits the world-famous Flower Fields in California, and learns its history. Also included: "fields" to grow in your own garden, flowers to hang on a wall, and a flatbread flower field.

    Next Airing: Sat, Oct 30th, 2021 at 3:00 PM on KUED-HD
    Length: 00:25:46
    Usage rights: 4/1/2021 to 3/31/2024
  • A Flower Arranger's Best Friend

    Host J Schwanke shares some history of the flower frog-a device used to help arrange flowers. Whether man-made or natural, this tool has many applications when it comes to arranging and entertaining.

    Next Airing: Sun, Oct 31st, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 4/1/2021 to 3/31/2023
  • The Art of Flowers

    Host J Schwanke visits with P. Allen Smith at Smith's Moss Mountain farm in Arkansas, and explores the ways flowers inspire and influence art, both in and out of the garden.

    Next Airing: Sun, Nov 7th, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 4/1/2021 to 3/31/2023
  • Terrariums: Life Under Glass

    Host J Schwanke shows you how to bring more fun, whimsy, and wonder into your life with terrariums, and terrarium-inspired recipes, crafts and entertaining arrangements.

    Next Airing: Sun, Nov 14th, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 4/1/2021 to 3/31/2023
  • Demystifying Orchids

    Next Airing: Sun, Nov 21st, 2021 at 5:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 4/1/2021 to 3/31/2023
  • Bloom Happy

    Host J Schwanke reminds viewers to take time to enjoy what makes them happy - including flowers. Included: fragrant flowers, novelty arrangements, and a visit to the historic San Francisco Flower Mart.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 4/1/2021 to 3/31/2024
  • Life In Bloom

    Host J Schwanke shares simple ways to create a "Life in Bloom." Celebrate and embrace the joy of having flowers in your life, including: flowers for your home, cooking, and helpful flower tips.

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 4/1/2021 to 3/31/2023
  • Nature Centered

    Host J Schwanke takes a deeper dive into nature including a visit to a nature center with animal ambassadors. J's young friends teach him how to raise and release monarch butterflies.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 4/1/2021 to 3/31/2024
  • Protea: Long-Term Beauty

    Host J Schwanke explores protea, one of the oldest flowers in the world. Visit a protea farm, and learn how to incorporate this exotic flower into crafts, cocktails, and entertaining.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 4/1/2021 to 3/31/2023
  • Sunshine Flowers

    The timeless sunflower is featured. Host J Schwanke arranges sunflowers, creates three-dimensional wall art, and welcomes a clever baker - all inspired by the iconic bloom.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 4/1/2021 to 3/31/2024
  • The Garden, Contained

    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.

    Length: 00:25:46
    Usage rights: 4/14/2020 to 4/13/2023
  • The Gift of the Forest

    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.

    Length: 00:25:46
    Usage rights: 4/14/2020 to 4/13/2023
  • The Romance of Flowers

    Host J Schwanke shares why flowers are considered romantic, and how to use flowers for every day romance. Beautiful, fragrant flowers are used in arrangements, recipes, and for relaxation.

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 4/1/2021 to 3/31/2023
  • Thinking Outside The Vase

    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.

    Length: 00:25:46
    Usage rights: 4/14/2020 to 4/13/2023
  • Traditional Japanese Flower Arts

    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.

    Length: 00:25:46
    Usage rights: 4/14/2020 to 4/13/2023
  • Water: Nature's Life Force

    Host J Schwanke visits a flower farm with extensive water reclamation practices. Learn to create submerged flower arrangements, ideas for flowers on-the-go, and flowers on ice.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 4/1/2021 to 3/31/2024

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