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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

May 22, 2014

 

swallowtails

Swallowtails

Adult butterflies linger in our gardens longer when we have the types of plants on which they can lay their eggs.

May 15, 2014

 

baby mums

Baby Mums

The best time to plant chrysanthemums is now...in the spring!

May 8, 2014

 

milkweed

Milkweed For Monarchs!

Pretty and striped, Monarch caterpillars eat various species of milkweed, so plant lots of it to entice this butterfly to your garden.

May 1, 2014

 

dandelion fluff

Rhymes For Kids

We're reading a group of children's rhymes about flowers and spring.

April 24, 2014

 

Wild ginger

Wild Ginger

Wild ginger is one of the best ground covers for deep shade.

April 17, 2014

 

spring beauty

Spring Beauty

This wildflower self-seeds and spreads well.

April 10, 2014

 

vases

Vases And Springtime “Table-Scapes”

The flowers above the neck of a vase should be about one-third of the total height of the vase plus the flowers...

April 3, 2014

 

bloodroot

Bloodroot

This dear wildflower is a national treasure and scarce in the wild, so always get plants from a friend’s home garden...if you are fortunate enough to do so.

March 27, 2014

 

unknown authors

Authors Unknown, Rhymes Of Spring

Here are some anonymous rhymes celebrating and beckoning vernal season.

March 20, 2014

 

robin bird

Spring Musings

Spring is here, and it has inspired many a poet to write about the season's buds and blossoms.

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