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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, 22 Jun 2017 15:36:28 +0000

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Good Investments

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:32:52 +0000

Shrubs are long-lived inhabitants that help create the architecture of our gardens.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/FgRR3prYQa4/170622-good-investments.mp3




Blue Caryopteris

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 12:31:55 +0000

Caryopteris can be grown singly, in multiples, or as a long hedge for maximum impact.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/KEV-ivD6beA/170616-blue-caryopteris.mp3




Versatile Verbenas

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 13:31:12 +0000

I would not be without Verbena bonariensis in my garden. It’s an annual, but it attracts birds, butterflies, and hummingbirds...and bees.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/eeR4i4PsPz4/170608-versatile-verbenas.mp3




Stalwart Salvias

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 13:30:21 +0000

“How shall a man die that has sage in his garden?”(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/GlkJaOYXBq8/170601-stalwart-salvias.mp3




Iris Parade

Thu, 25 May 2017 13:36:46 +0000

Generally, all the shorter iris types bloom earliest, starting the parade of iris flowers that continues throughout the summer.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/eO4aPdqsAa0/170525-iris-parade.mp3




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