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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 24, 2016


parrot tulip

Late Tulips

Let's look at some different kinds of late-blooming tulips.

March 17, 2016


darwin tulips

Triumphs & Darwins

These hybridized tulips would look great in your garden!

March 10, 2016



Early Tulips

In the early 1900s, tulip growers realized the need for a classification system...

March 3, 2016



Daffodil Classification

Let's review Divisions 1 through 8 of the daffodil classification system.

February 25, 2016


arum italicum

Arum Italicum

This hard-to-find arum really adds an exotic touch to my garden!

February 18, 2016



Indiana’s Poet: James Whitcomb Riley

We'll hear one of James Whitcomb Riley's most charming poems, as well as his poetic nod to some flowers on a sunshiny day.

February 11, 2016



Love Poems: Gather Ye Rosebuds

Here are two lovely poems for a lover's "Cupid lay among Roses."

February 4, 2016


hydrangea in winter.

Winter Musings

As we await winter's end, here are some thoughtful quotes to help get us through the cold, dark season.

January 28, 2016


Tradescant the younger

John Tradescant The Younger

A plantsman like his father, this younger Tradescant collected many plants from North America and introduced them into English gardens.

January 21, 2016


Tradescant the elder

John Tradescant The Elder

This late 16th-century English plantsman is regarded as one of the first significant and probably the most influential of early English garden designers.

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