J Schwanke's Life in Bloom.

J Schwanke's Life in Bloom

Fourth-generation florist, author and floral educator J Schwanke hosts this series about flower arrangement, design and instruction. Aiming to help viewers have fun with flowers, the program shows how to incorporate flowers into homes and everyday life. The series also includes tours of flower farms, greenhouses, markets, festivals and special events around the world. Some segments include a visit to a succulent farm, tulip-inspired recipes, using fruit and flowers in arrangements, recipes and crafts and creating an orchid wreath.

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UPCOMING EPISODES

Sun, 8/14 at 10:00 am America/Chicago on Austin PBS Create

Flowers: Nature's Rainbow

The world of color; how flower colors relate to personality traits; why yellow flowers improve health; applying color theory in arrangements, food and cocktails.

Tue, 8/16 at 5:00 am America/Chicago on Austin PBS Create

The Garden, Contained

Container gardening; an herbal cocktail; health benefits of flower arranging; flowers for a garden party.

Sun, 8/21 at 10:00 am America/Chicago on Austin PBS Create

Flowers to Wear & Share

Ways to wear flowers in addition to special occasions; simple techniques for boutonnieres, a crown of foliage and creating flower jewelry.

Tue, 8/23 at 5:00 am America/Chicago on Austin PBS Create

Thinking Outside the Vase

Exploring unusual vessels for flower arranging at an antique market; ideas to reuse, repurpose and upcycle containers for flower arrangements.