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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

September 21, 2017

 

Burkwood Daphne 'Carol Mackie' at the Denver Botanical Garden.

Perfumed Shrubs

If you are eager to have more perfume in your garden there are many shrubs from which you may like to choose.

September 14, 2017

 

Sedum ‘Lime Twister’.

Sun Sparklers

These low-maintenance groundcovers keep butterflies happy but seems not to interest deer or rabbits.

September 7, 2017

 

Astilbe japonica 'Queen of Holland'.

Low Maintenance

Astilbes with varying bloom times can be used to create a lovely, low-maintenance shaded bed.

August 31, 2017

 

Agastache rupestris 'Acapulco Rose'.

A Mint Relative

All of the Agastache species are related to mint.

August 24, 2017

 

The High Line in NYC: Geranium maculatum, Dodecatheon media, Tiarella cordifolia, Oxalis violacea, and Heuchera villosa 'Autumn Bride'.

Intermingling Plants

I read recently about a new gardening craze that is called “Intermingling Plants.”

August 17, 2017

 

Cranesbill Geranium ‘Roxanne’.

Cranesbills for Cover

I plant cranesbill almost everywhere in my garden and have many different varieties...

August 10, 2017

 

Creeping phlox.

Curbside Color

I recently admired a beautifully planted curbside garden in full sun with a lovely color palette.

August 3, 2017

 

Monarda, a.k.a. Bee Balm. (Can you see the hummingbird?)

Dedicated Beds

I am lucky to have a large garden space and so I have the luxury of being able to dedicate some of my beds to a single perennial species.

July 27, 2017

 

Colorful blooms.

Bloom Sequences

Most flower gardeners enjoy sequences of bloom in their beds.

July 20, 2017

 

White hydrangea.

Moonlight Garden

White gardens are tranquil and calming and reward their owners with their soothing ambience.

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