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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, 01 Dec 2016 13:10:31 +0000

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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




Beds & Borders

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 13:15:17 +0000

Most flower gardeners have either beds or borders or both.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/1wBVWBcvNNM/161110-beds-borders.mp3




Digging

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 13:14:41 +0000

Recently, I’ve been digging quite a lot of holes for bulbs, and as I plant them I fantasize about how beautifully they will bloom next spring.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/oO7Ackii3C0/161103-digging.mp3




Autumn Poetry

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 13:13:53 +0000

George Eliot wrote, “Delicious autumn! …And if I were a bird, I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.”(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/RJVM-ymexnY/161027-autumn-poetry.mp3




October

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:13:14 +0000

“Even if something is left undone, everyone must take time to sit still and watch the leaves turn.”(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/RU6_7SZcPX8/161020-october.mp3




Tricks!

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 12:05:01 +0000

A hard frost will kill off our annuals for good, but there are tricks we can try to get more treats from our annual purchases.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/b-boLdw05JI/161013-tricks.mp3




American Beautyberry

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 12:04:16 +0000

Callicarpa americana makes a good hedge on the outskirts of a garden, as well as excellent ornamental focal points in borders.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/8eAfqgeoN28/161006-american-beautyberry.mp3




Planting Camassia

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:03:42 +0000

Camassia's bloom spikes bear hundreds of starry, blue flowers that appear in succession over several weeks in the early summer garden.(image)


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http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WfiuFocusOnFlowers/~5/fy5hjchaaUg/160929-planting-camassia.mp3