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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

January 30, 2014

 

ducks

Ducks!

Undoubtedly, wildlife adds a different dimension to our flower gardens.

January 23, 2014

 

blue mistflower

Blue Mistflower

Eupatorium coelestinum is a perennial plant with fluffy blue flower heads.

January 16, 2014

 

dinner plate dahlia

Dinner Plate Dahlias

The heads of the dinner plate dahlias are quite heavy, and sometimes they are displayed in a large float bowl so viewers can look down on their gorgeous petals.

January 9, 2014

 

Kipling Gardens

Quotable Quotes

“If you want to be happy for a week, take a wife. If you want to be happy all of your life, make a garden.” -Chinese proverb

January 2, 2014

 

oleander

Nerium Oleander

Oleander is a highly toxic plant!

December 26, 2013

 

european mistletoe

European Mistletoe

We think of a sprig of mistletoe as something to kiss under at a holiday party, but it has a fascinating history...

December 19, 2013

 

thorny holly

Thorny Holly

Holly bushes make excellent last minute holiday gifts!

December 12, 2013

 

bay laurel

Laurus Nobilis

Laurus nobilis is the botanical name for the European species of laurel.

December 5, 2013

 

false sunflower

False Sunflowers

Commonly called false sunflowers, all heliopsis plants are North American wildflowers, and they make excellent cut flowers.

November 28, 2013

 

euphorbia

The Euphorbia Species

Herbaceous perennials that can exist with minimal water include artemisia, coreopsis, sedum, yarrow, yucca and the euphorbia species.

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