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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 11, 2016



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



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

June 23, 2016


a man raking leaves under a tree


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

June 16, 2016


kniphofia flower and blue sky

Vertical Accents: Create Exclamation Points In A Border

There are many mounding plants, but they need to be interspersed in a garden with some vertical accents.

June 9, 2016


Bill Larkin's annuals

F Words

If you are designing a new garden, think about the following words: form, foliage, flowers, fruit, fragrance and focal points.

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