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Moya Andrews

, originally from Queensland, Australia, served as Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculties at Indiana University until 2004. In the same year, Moya began hosting Focus on Flowers for WFIU. In addition, Moya does interviews for Profiles, is a member of the Bloomington Hospital Board, and authored Perennials Short and Tall from Indiana University Press.

Recent posts by Moya

August 25, 2016

 

opal basil

Contributing Partners For Flower Arrangements

A well-appointed garden needs not only flowers but also decorative foliage that is concurrently available to combine with the garden flowers in a vase.

August 18, 2016

 

Diamond Frost

Diamond Frost

This annual Euphorbia cultivar has so much to offer!

August 11, 2016

 

Clivia

Clivias: Easy-Care House Plants

These herbaceous evergreen plants flower best if pot bound.

August 4, 2016

 

american hornbeam

American Hornbeam

The unusual "muscular" bark of this native tree adds visual interest to the winter landscape.

July 28, 2016

 

Queen Anne's lace in a wildflower bouquet.

More Conditioning

Stems with multiple flower heads or flat flower umbels always need the boiling water treatment .

July 21, 2016

 

orchid

Tips For Cut Flowers

Always keep cut flowers away from hot air vents and drafts.

July 14, 2016

 

special needs

Special Needs

Remember: split or crush woody stems and sear milky stems.

July 7, 2016

 

yellow oxeye daisies with dark center

Rudbeckia Hirta

Black-eyed Susans multiply quickly, which can be a blessing, or a curse.

June 30, 2016

 

cut stems

Conditioning

Conditioning really does extend the life of cut flowers so it's worth the effort.

June 23, 2016

 

a man raking leaves under a tree

Maintenance

Keeping a garden presentable across all seasons of the year requires an eagle eye, and considerable commitment of time and energy.

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