Annual Show

Gesneriad Study Group

African Violet - Basic Care



Contact Us

Meetings are the fourth Sunday of the month (except December).

Visitors very welcome.

2 pm at Cardiff Senior Citizens Centre

52 Harrison St Cardiff

on the corner of Harrison and Myall

We open at 12:30 and start setting up - the 'Help Table', library and sales table all operate from about 1:30.

The Help Table is for individual help on all aspects of growing African Violets and other Gesneriads, 1:30pm to 2pm on meeting days.

Every meeting has a mini show and a theme.

Examples of themes of previous meetings are: Basic Care, Propagation, Artistic arrangements, Growing for show, Grotty plants, Pests, Flower show, Rejuvenating plants, Growing competition, Hybridising new plants, Gesneriads, Species violets,Minis and semi minis, Trailers.


Meeting dates for 2018

The fourth Sunday is often the last Sunday of the month but not always.

28th January - Australian hybrids flower show. Miniature and Semi-miniature African violets. Photography. Show preparation.

25th February - AGM, Potting up. Demonstration on building Dish Gardens. Show preparation

25th March – Demonstration Novelty Containers. Potting down. Show preparation.

22nd April - Note: not the last Sunday of the month. Demonstration on Float Bowls. Show entry sheets due in.

27th May - Show trophies presented to the winners. Show review.

24th June

22nd July - Note: not the last Sunday of the month. 34thBirthday & Flower Show, no mini show.

26th August - At Ulinga Hall Grotty plants.

23rd SeptemberAt Ulinga Hall

28th OctoberAt Ulinga Hall

25th November - At Ulinga Hall Christmas lunch, hamper & tombala. 12 noon - no mini show

December - no meeting



Hunter Valley African Violet Society Inc