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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: Thu, 18 May 2017 13:36:07 +0000

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Benefits Of Mulch

Thu, 18 May 2017 13:36:07 +0000

Mulch helps plants remain healthier and hardier by insulating and reducing weeds.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/pbFhhf02W0I/170518-benefits-of-mulch.mp3




Hanging Baskets

Thu, 11 May 2017 13:35:11 +0000

When buying plants for hanging baskets remind yourself of the old saying: one should include “a thriller, a filler, and a spiller.”(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/L_xNtaWrYHk/170511-hanging-baskets.mp3




Hardiness Zones

Thu, 04 May 2017 13:34:33 +0000

Although we sometimes ignore hardiness maps, they really do provide information that is crucial to the success of our plants.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/aBFkIvq0fWI/170504-hardiness-zones.mp3




New To Me

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:33:26 +0000

So many options for displaying annuals, and I usually just stick them in a pot!(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/0B1gGtXB-hY/170427-new-to-me.mp3




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