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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

June 27, 2019

 

Scent

Some people love specific plants just because of their scent.

June 20, 2019

 

Waves In The Shade

I love plant names that rhyme!

June 13, 2019

 

Lovely Leaves

Foliage colors are especially good for creating interesting beds and borders.

June 6, 2019

 

Coleus Enhances Everything!

I love coleus for their showy colorful leaves…

May 30, 2019

 

Wedding Bouquets

June is the month for weddings!

May 23, 2019

 

Sunshiny Yellow Sunflowers

It is interesting to watch sunflowers turn their heads to follow the sun.

May 16, 2019

 

Honeysuckle: A Sweet Disposition?

In the Victorian language of flowers, giving honeysuckle was a way of acknowledging a lady had a sweet disposition.

May 9, 2019

 

All Annuals

I recently saw a lovely bed in my neighborhood devoted entirely to annuals. It was full sun and composed predominantly of pink and blue flowers. At the back were tall cleome, commonly called spider plant.

May 2, 2019

 

Moisture-Loving Natives

Filipendula rubra produces airy rose-pink flower clusters that can be between 4-10 inches wide and rise above the plant’s deeply divided leaves presenting a regal appearance befitting its common name, Queen of the Prairie.

April 25, 2019

 

Planting And Division

Digging up the root ball of an established plant completely and cutting it into sections actually benefits the plant.

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