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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

March 9, 2017

 

cross-pollination

Hybrids

At this time of the year, as we peruse our spring catalogs, we will run across plants described as new hybrids.

March 2, 2017

 

plant descriptors

Plant Descriptors

Just like the names of people, plant names are quite diverse.

February 23, 2017

 

buck roses

Buck Roses

I’ve never seen a Buck rose that I didn’t like!

February 16, 2017

 

rose aroma

Rose Aroma

What will you do with that Valentines bouquet after the 14th? Here are some ideas for rosewater, dried bouquets and potpourri.

February 9, 2017

 

narcissus bulbs

February

In February the garden’s energy is in its roots...

February 2, 2017

 

magnolia genus

Magnolia Genus

The genus name honors Pierre Magnol, French botanist (1638-1715).

January 26, 2017

 

golden wattle

Acacias And Australia’s Golden Wattle

January 26 is Australia Day, and the floral emblem of Australia is the golden wattle.

January 19, 2017

 

dutch flower painting

This And That In January

Flowering quince and forsythia branches will soon be available to force into bloom.

January 12, 2017

 

carnations

Carnations

They may be small or large, but their most striking characteristic is that they are always available...

January 5, 2017

 

The Holly Man Wassails the Thames

Twelfth Night

Do you wait until Twelfth Night to take down the Christmas tree and holiday decorations?

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