On today's episode of Grow! with Katie, we got to chat and hang out with the one and only J Schwanke!
Schwanke is the host, creator and producer of J Schwanke’s Life in Bloom, seen on PBS and Create TV stations nationwide. He is also the CEO of uBloom.com, the first online community for flower fans, created for both professionals and enthusiasts. J is host and producer of the web broadcast flower design show, Fun with Flowers and J, seen online at uBloom.com.
J is a fourth generation florist, a flower expert, flower content producer and professional speaker, known throughout the flower industry and beyond. He is regarded as the most trusted voice in the flower industry.
Watch this episode of Grow! with Katie to hear the unbelievable story of how he was actually born at a flower convention!
J’s passion for flowers is far-reaching and infectious. J is the author of Fun with Flowers - Your Guide to Selecting, Arranging and Enjoying Beautiful Flowers, published in 2014, which received a Living Now Book Award. His latest book, Bloom 365 - The Essential Guide to Arranging Flowers Every Day, features 365 tips, tricks, and techniques for flower arranging and won the Independent Publisher Book Award. Buy BOTH books for only $30 with this bundle deal on his website!
On today’s episode, J shared with us some tips for choosing cut flowers, how to make cut flowers last longer, creating bouquets and some myth-busting tips and tricks that may just save your clothing from pollen stains, and a few fun stories like how his name "J" came to be!
Watch this episode of Grow! with Katie LIVE with J Schwanke!