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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.

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Description
Focus on Flowers is a program on flowers and gardening hosted by Moya Andrews and produced by WFIU Public Media in Bloomington, Indiana.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2018-09-20 15:11
last episode published
2018-05-31 15:48
Contributors
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Number of Episodes
34
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
20.09.2018

Billowing Beds: Autumn Asters

When autumn arrives, one can never have too many asters!
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13.09.2018

Cohesion: Avoiding A Mish-Mashed Look In Your Garden

When one has lots of different plants, it doesn’t always contribute to harmony and cohesion in a garden...
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6.09.2018

Folk Wisdom For Gardeners

Let's get some sage advice from Duncan Crosbie’s book Tips From the Old Gardeners...
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30.08.2018

Butterworts

Charles Darwin identified the Pinguicula genus in the 1870s.
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23.08.2018

Bladderworts

Some species of bladderwort are aquatic and have no roots.
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16.08.2018

Worts

"Wort" is defined as a plant or herb, and recently I have become acquainted with some carnivorous ones.
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9.08.2018

Lysimachia

There are about 150 species of perennials and shrubs in the genus Lysimachia.
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2.08.2018

Prunella

Prunella is a member of the mint family, so that tells us immediately that it is a vigorous, spreading plant.
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26.07.2018

Why I Don’t Like Spiderwort

There’s one plant that self-seeds all over my yard that I pull up whenever I see it, even when it is in flower.
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19.07.2018

Honesty Is Only One Of This Plant’s Common Names

This biennial plant has been and remains popular in gardens over many generations.
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12.07.2018

Fragrant Freesias

In the Midwest, freesias are almost impossible to grow without a greenhouse.
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5.07.2018

John Gerard

Gerard's Herball is one of a kind and provides a unique insight into which plants were grown in the 16th century in England.
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28.06.2018

Isn’t Tricyrtis A More Pleasant Name Than Toad Lily?

Toad lilies are not plants that I’ve been drawn to because the common name is so unappealing.
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21.06.2018

Timeless Wonders

As I look at my garden, my eye goes to a few plants that I've had for years and feel I could not live without.
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14.06.2018

Hummingbird Mint

These are good plants for an informal, colorful, easy-care planting that will show up well from a distance.
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7.06.2018

Glorious Glads

The yellow and orange colors of the glads we have today came from the genetic legacy of a variety called Gladiolus primulinus.
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31.05.2018

Low Growers

Low growers are like the glue in garden beds, holding things together and making the garden look cohesive.
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24.05.2018

Direct Sowing

There are some seeds that I direct sow onto my garden once the soil has warmed up.
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17.05.2018

Mass Mounds

Mass can be created by a few large plants placed together, or a grouping of many similar medium-sized plants.
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10.05.2018

A Color Theme

I have been thinking about color-themed beds.
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3.05.2018

Mothers Gifts

Cut flowers are lovely, but there are alternative gifts for mothers who garden.
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26.04.2018

Planting Newbies

My garden is so full of plants already that I'm wondering where I'll put all of the new plants that I'll buy this year...
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19.04.2018

Bethlehem Sage

Pulmonaria, a.k.a., Bethlehem sage, is a perennial with especially interesting foliage.
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12.04.2018

Heucheras

Coral bells' foliage and texture present many benefits beyond blooms.
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5.04.2018

Edging Plants

A garden looks neat if it has well-defined edges.
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29.03.2018

Garden Favorites

What popular flowers do you have planted in your garden?
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22.03.2018

Top Sellers

Retailers in the Midwest attend trials in Michigan, where the new plant introductions are grown outdoors en masse.
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15.03.2018

Ranked By Popularity

And fourth place goes to... Alstroemeria!
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8.03.2018

Easter Flowers

The Madonna lily, Lilium candidum, is potted up and sold all over the United States every spring.
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1.03.2018

Wildflower Center

While the weather remains cold outdoors, we can look online for a flower fix. One site that I enjoy is the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.
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22.02.2018

Shrubs For Shade

The catalogs have arrived in the mail, so we are all thinking about what to order...
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15.02.2018

Millions Of Roses

About 120 million roses are purchased in the U.S. for Valentine’s Day each year.
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8.02.2018

Global Flowers

For Valentine’s Day, most of us will buy flowers, and those flowers are already enroute to us from abroad.
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1.02.2018

Indestructible Natives

Native plants are well adapted to our growing conditions, and so most of them are easy to grow and need only minimal care once established.
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