J Schwanke

Consultant, Designer, and Teacher in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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J Schwanke AAF, AIFD, PFCI
A True Flower Celebrity, Award Winning Speaker,
The Most Trusted Voice in the Flower Industry
www.jschwanke.com for Speaking-Learning-Flower Events

J Schwanke’s love of Flowers began at birth during a Snowstorm at a State Flower
Convention in Nebraska. J’s career grew and blossomed… as he joined his family’s Flower business: Green’s Greenhouses Inc. in 1976 and directed the Flower Shop
and Garden Center operations starting in 1981.

J is Certified Flower Designer, a member of the American Academy of Floriculture (AAF), the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD), the Professional Floral Communicators International (PFCI) and the National Speakers Association (NSA). In 1994 J began his independent career as a flower design consultant, Flower Industry Spokesperson and THE Foremost Flower Design Expert in the American flower industry.

J is the CEO of uBloom.com, the Free on-line community for flower lovers, both professional and enthusiast. As the HOST of the World’s First Web Broadcast Flower Design Show, JTV, J is the most trusted voice in the Flower Industry, offering Flower Lovers everywhere the opportunity to learn and experience the FUN of Flowers and Flower Arranging with J, 24/7! J’s Passion for Flowers is far reaching and infectious.
He gives Flower demonstrations in every State in the Union, Canada, and
throughout Europe. In 2011 J was honored with the Society of American Florists
Tommy Bright Lifetime Achievement Award of Excellence in Communication,
Instruction and Marketing for the Flower Industry! Critics, sponsors and
Flower loving attendees agree, J is one of the most sought after experts
in the World of Flowers.

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