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Monthly meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month except January and December at 10.30 am to 12.00 noon at the Burwood RSL Club, 96 Shaftesbury Road, Burwood NSW. Visitors always welcome.

Here are some details of meetings for 2017

13 February  (Streptocarpus), 13 March (Some common questions about African Violets) - both already held

10 April
"Growing Gesneriads Outdoors" - a discussion of some of the easy growing plants related to African violets.

8 May
The topic will be "Favourite Plants" with three different speakers.

12 June
Annual General Meeting
Question and answer panel. Come along and ask questions of some of our experienced growers.

10 July
Talk on African violets by a champion grower

14 August
"Gardens of the World" - a presentation by Judy Horton, Gardening Expert, Botanica Tour Guide,  horticulturalist from Yates, and part of the ABC gardening programme team. Sure to be special.

Further information will be included as available.



 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 March, 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 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 4 November 2017 in the Burwood RSL Club, 96 Shaftesbury Road, Burwood, NSW.  This will be a one day show only - but a super good one. Mark your diary now!
Photographs from our previous shows can be seen in our Photo Gallery, using the link 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.