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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.

J visits a butterfly garden, finding inspiration for flower arrangements and a cocktail.
J shares foraging tips from an expert. Also: a recipe and a beverage with foraged flora.
J explores Innovations in the world of Flowers including technology and hybridization.
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The theme of shade includes flowers in containers suited to for shady spots.
J shares themes for winter flowers and goes beyond traditional holiday red and green.
J explores advantages to being a good neighbor including expressing thanks with flowers.
J explores ways to live the flower life and practice self-care principle in the process.
A flower farm founded by Dutch immigrants in a show about Dutch culture and flowers.
J visits a butterfly garden, finding inspiration for flower arrangements and a cocktail.
Pink is the most prevalent flower color in nature and it’s the focus of this episode.
Flowers and kids team up for exciting projects. Included: a visit with Wimee the Robot.
J visits Portland, Oregon - the city of roses, as well as a flower farm and flower market.
Color principles - complimentary, analogous, and monochromatic - inform flower bouquets.
A look at the tea leaves reveals an immediate future including flowers, family, and tea.
Flower friend Sandy Villegas shares paper flower making and Día de los Muertos traditions.
A show about the “other” rose - garlic. A garlic farm, garlic scapes and a garlic martini.
Flower friend Sue Muldoon shows J weaving techniques. Then J joins flowers and weaving.
J shares ways to enjoy flowers for the Christmas Holidays - including projects and crafts.
Dried Flowers take center stage as J shares his favorite tips for drying fresh Flowers!
Become a flower tourist with J Schwanke and travel the flower world without leaving town.
J explores Innovations in the world of Flowers including technology and hybridization.
J hosts a savory swing through the herb garden – with fun and tasty projects!
J shares personal flower-themed collections: vases, hosta plants, trees, artwork and more!
J shares personal flower-themed collections: vases, hosta plants, trees, artwork and more!
J arranges blue Flowers – both natural and dyed – in this show about flowers of blue.
Flowers have a language all their own. J shares the meanings of flowers and their colors.
A show dedicated to the Calla Lily – used in unusual and unique flower arrangements.
Flowers create memories! J shares how flowers enhance treasured times in your life!
J shares foraging tips from an expert. Also: a recipe and a beverage with foraged flora.
J shares the history of the bouquet, from nosegays to tussie mussies – and arranges them.
J is pushing petals for crafts, artwork, and even an hors d’ouerve with flower petals.
Learn how flower food helps bouquet longevity, plus the benefits of elderberry syrup.
Host J Schwanke welcomes Autumn with flowers accented by the bounty of the season.
Inspiration from the earth, including a family farm, creating a berm, and garden flowers.
Flowers with an Italian flair, with Della Robbia centerpieces, and lemons as a theme.
Arranging flowers with a musical twist. J visits with a composer, and a beverage crafter.
J arranges green flowers and foliage; a visit with children’s book author Laurie Keller.
Focus on the fragrant stock flower; a flower farm visit, bouquets, and a spicy cocktail.
Gladiolus are in the spotlight with both simple and impressive gladiolus arrangements.
J Schwanke shows viewers that arranging flowers can be nice and easy.
Birds and flowers combine in a flight of fancy, with photography and sculpting branches.
Hydrangeas are the focus; including a farm visit, flower arranging, and a cocktail.
Host J Schwanke shares his love of dogs, specifically an affinity for Cocker Spaniels.