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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

October 29, 2015

 

creeping jenny

Thugs Of The Garden

These so-called thugs are plants that cover the ground so fast that if left to their own devices they eventually crowd out every other plant in a bed.

October 22, 2015

 

bloodroot

Flowers For Shade

It’s possible to have colorful shade gardens that have a continual sequence of bloom.

October 15, 2015

 

meadow rue

Thalictrum Species Do Well In Shade

All meadow rues offer height in a shade garden.

October 8, 2015

 

accent bulbs

Unusual Bulbs That Draw The Eye

Fall is the time to be thinking about next spring and especially which new spring-blooming bulbs to plant.

October 1, 2015

 

peonies

Botanical Heirlooms: Peonies

You may think that you have little that is valuable to bequeath to family and friends...

September 24, 2015

 

speedwell

Speedwells

Some speedwells are low growing but most are upright with flower spires of blues, violets, pinks and whites.

September 17, 2015

 

September planting

September Planting

Now is the perfect time to walk around your yard and find spaces that need more color or interest at this time of the year.

September 10, 2015

 

dying plant

False Economy

Late last fall I bought a lot of perennials at the end of October, and not one of them came back this past spring.

September 3, 2015

 

Russian sage

Plant Partners

Bright accents will make any blue/grey background plantings pop!

August 27, 2015

 

soil

Drainage

It's also a good idea to amend heavy clay soil by mixing in sand and vegetative matter.

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