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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: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:12:11 +0000

Copyright: 2014
 



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




February

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 12:12:16 +0000

In February the garden’s energy is in its roots...(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/0aDEZUHraV0/170209-february.mp3




Magnolia Genus

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 13:11:14 +0000

The genus name honors Pierre Magnol, French botanist (1638-1715).(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/SzwQPFXS8FE/170202-magnolia-genus.mp3




Acacias And Australia’s Golden Wattle

Thu, 26 Jan 2017 12:10:16 +0000

January 26 is Australia Day, and the floral emblem of Australia is the golden wattle.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/7kcbOEHzoSY/170126-golden-wattle-2.mp3




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