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Monthly meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month except January and December at the Burwood RSL Club, 96 Shaftesbury Road, Burwood NSW. From August 2018 on they are to be at 10.00 am.  Visitors always welcome.

Here are some details of meetings for the second part of 2018

9 July
Talk on Species African Violets. African violet flower show.

13 August
Springtime repotting Gesneriads - rhizomes and tubers.

10 September
"Lights, Camera, Action" - a talk with an intriguing title that all African violet growers should love.

8 October
How to grow your African violets to beauty and perfection.

12 November
Last meeting of the year. Christmas morning tea and other Christmas African violet features.



 Gesneriad Study Group

This group discusses the plants in the Gesneriad family, other than African violets. All Association members are welcome.

These meetings are usually held on the afternoons of the 2nd Sunday of January and the 1st Sunday of the months of April, August and November. There are sometimes variations. Members should check their news magazine.

If interested in attending as a visitor, click here
or, use the above Contact Us link to inquire for venue and subject.

 African Violet and Gesneriad Show

The Association also holds an Annual Show of African violets and other Gesneriad plants which is open to the public. Members exhibit and enjoy the exhibits of other members. There are usually plants and growing supplies for sale. This is an event for all Association members to visit and for members of the African violet loving pulic also.

The next Annual African Violet and Gesneriad Show will be held on 27 October 2018
in the Burwood RSL Club, 96 Shaftesbury Road, Burwood, NSW.

The show will be open to the public  from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm 
Note to members: staging and judging will take place on Friday 26 October.

This will be a one day show like the previous successful one.
Lots of plants to enjoy and there will be plants for sale as well as pots, potting mixes and other growing supplies. 
Photographs from some of our previous shows can be seen in our Photo Gallery, using the link on the menu bar above.

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The African Violet Association of Australia, can be contacted by email  or go to the Contact Us page for other options. Download a Membership form from here.