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The Shade of it All

Season 6 Episode 611 | 26m 46s

On today’s show we’re taking refuge in the shade - with flowers, of course! We’ll plant flowers suited to the shade in a container garden. Lawn gives way to blooming plants for more flower arranging fun. Artwork created with special light sensitive paper has a botanical bent. Tints, tones and shades are explored in a bouquet. A viewer shares their flower arrangement.

Aired: 03/31/24 | Expires: 08/08/24
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
Extras
J visits a butterfly garden, finding inspiration for flower arrangements and a cocktail.
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.
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