African Violet Meetings

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

Visitors are very welcome

2 pm at Cardiff Senior Citizens Centre
52 Harrison St Cardiff, on the corner of Harrison and Myall


We open at 1pm 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.

Meetings have a mini show and a theme.

Examples of themes of previous meetings are: Basic Care, Watering, Fertilising, Grooming, 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 2022

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

23rd January - Australian hybrids flower show.


27th February - AGM,


27th March - Show preparation, artistic demonstration


24th April - Annual Show open to the public 10am to 4pm.


22nd May - Hybridising and Show Feedback


25th June- Grooming Trailers


24th July - 38th Birthday and Flower Show, no mini show, Episcia.


28th August - Grotty plants and how to fix them. Potting mixes and fertilisers. Mini show as usual.

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25th September - Chimera Propagation.


23rd October - Photographing Plants.


27th November - Christmas meeting.- no mini show.



Meeting dates for 2021

24th January - Australian hybrids flower show.

28th February - AGM,

28th March -

25th April -

23rd May -

27th June- Cancelled due to Covid

25th July - Watering methods.

22nd August - Grotty plants and how to fix them. Mini show as usual. 37th birthday. Cancelled.

26th September - Flower show, Photography show, First Class, no mini show. Zoom

24th October - At hall (limit 40) and by Zoom. Rhizomes, no mini show

28th November - Christmas Afternoon Tea (supplied by committee), hamper & tombala. 1:30 for 2pm- no mini show.



Meeting dates for 2020

26th January - Australian hybrids flower show.

23rd February - AGM,

22nd March -

26th April - Cancelled

24th May - Cancelled

28th June- Cancelled

26th July - 36th Birthday & Flower Show, no mini show.

23rd August - Grotty plants and how to fix them. Mini show as usual.

27th September -

25th October -

22nd November - Christmas Lunch, hamper & tombala. 12 noon - no mini show.



Meeting dates for 2019

27th January - Australian hybrids flower show. At Ulinga Hall

24th February - AGM, How to look after my new African Violet At Ulinga Hall

24th March - Preparing plants for the Annual Show

28th April - Spotting problems early

20th May - Show feedback, growing under lights

23rd June- Note: not the last Sunday of the month.

28th July - 35th Birthday & Flower Show, no mini show.

25th August - Grotty plants and how to fix them, Yellow African violets. Rejuvenating an African violet. Mini show as usual.

22nd September - Best plants to grow for showing. Start planning for Christmas lunch.

27th October - Preparing plants for the annual show.

24th November - Christmas Lunch, hamper & tombala. 12 noon - no mini show

22nd December - no meeting



Meeting dates for 2018

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 September – At Ulinga Hall

28th October – At Ulinga Hall

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

December - no meeting