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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: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:53:22 +0000

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This And That In January

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:09:31 +0000

Flowering quince and forsythia branches will soon be available to force.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/2ix2JHPUkLk/170119-this-and-that.mp3




Carnations

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:08:05 +0000

They may be small or large, but their most striking characteristic is that they are always available...(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/HKu_XHXds1E/170112-carnations.mp3




Twelfth Night

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 13:06:33 +0000

Do you wait until Twelfth Night to take down the Christmas tree and holiday decorations?(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/ri125IR44pc/170105-twelfth-night.mp3




Year’s End

Thu, 29 Dec 2016 13:05:04 +0000

Here's a poem about the garden at the end of the year.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/9meacsU9wBE/161229-years-end.mp3




Just A Rose

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 12:04:24 +0000

Holiday celebrations are always enhanced by fresh flowers, but with limited space on the table, one flower can be enough.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/iGfUGOYa014/161222-just-a-rose.mp3




African Violets

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 12:29:47 +0000

African violets are native to eastern Africa and were collected in the wild during the late 19th century by Baron von Saint-Paul.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/tAIt2LPgpjA/161215-african-violets-2.mp3




Holiday Cactus

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:38:26 +0000

Depending on when they bloom, members of the Schlumbergera genus are called either Thanksgiving or Christmas cactuses.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/YxQKaF8kJOU/161208-holiday-cactus.mp3




Self-Seeders

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:10:31 +0000

There is something very satisfying about seeing second-generation plants from self-sown seeds!(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/I9_c1SXye_g/161201-self-seeders.mp3




Solidago

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:36:08 +0000

For bouquets, cut the goldenrod before the buds open, when they last well and no pollen is released.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/YQX36SaaVrE/161124-solidago.mp3




Vita & Harold

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 13:15:55 +0000

Vita Sackville-West and her husband Nigel Nicolson bought their home, Sissinghurst, in 1930 and gradually created one of the most famous gardens of all time.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/JYfC8Fuj6z0/161117-vita-harold.mp3