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Focus on Flowers is a program on flowers and gardening hosted by Moya Andrews and produced by WFIU Public Media in Bloomington, Indiana.Focus on Flowers is a program on flowers and gardening hosted by Moya Andrews and produced by WFIU Public Media in Bloo



Last Build Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:25:26 +0000

Copyright: 2014
 



Bumblebee Brains

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:21:01 +0000

Bees have brains that demonstrate social learning...(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/iOZ9T9lP0LU/170420-bumblebee-brains.mp3




Lavenders & Blues

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 13:19:42 +0000

Today we're focusing on blossoms with blue and lavender colors.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/HEQuEYlJn3E/170413-lavenders-blues.mp3




Dormancy

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 13:18:55 +0000

Early spring warmth causes some plants to break dormancy too soon with the result that they are damaged if it turns cold again.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/ZMTMb0qQqqA/170406-dormancy.mp3




Native Shrubs

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:18:15 +0000

We need native plants in our gardens, since natives are a vital part of a healthy eco-system.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/pRpijBqUqok/170330-native-shrubs.mp3




Joseph Dalton Hooker

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:51:26 +0000

Hooker had an enduring passion for plants and discovered many of the ones that grow in our gardens today.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/7uC0mAtR5EA/170323-joseph-hooker.mp3




Wardian Cases

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:44:14 +0000

These mini-greenhouses transformed the work of plant collectors world-wide!(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/yKTmeCw-Vy0/170316-wardian-cases.mp3




Hybrids

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 17:39:20 +0000

At this time of the year, as we peruse our spring catalogs, we will run across plants described as new hybrids.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/SsixE16jasE/170309-hybrids.mp3




Plant Descriptors

Thu, 02 Mar 2017 12:35:08 +0000

Just like the names of people, plant names are quite diverse.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/9ROxHUtT1x4/170302-plant-descriptors.mp3




Buck Roses

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:14:05 +0000

I’ve never seen a Buck rose that I didn’t like!(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/2M7qrZEUvqc/170223-buck-roses.mp3




Rose Aroma

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:13:10 +0000

What will you do with that Valentines bouquet after the 14th? Here's some ideas for rosewater, dried bouquets and potpourri.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/iPKSYbdoN5Q/170216-rose-aroma.mp3