The African Violet Club of Ocala
An Affiliate of the African Violet Society of America
our next meeting on Saturday,
September 23, 2017
Saturday, September 23, at 10:30 AM
at the Marion County Sheriff's Office (Brian Litz Substation) at
9048 SW Highway 200, Ocala, Florida 34481. Our program this
month is the popular workshop/hands-on format. We will have
a leaf swap. Please make six bags of 2 leaves for the leaf swap
and be sure to mark them with the name and any other known
information on them. The leaves can be violets or other
gesneriads. Also, feel free to bring any plants you need help
with repotting or separating or taking off suckers. Please bring
newspapers to protect the surface of the Sheriff's tables and soil,
perlite, pots and any other repotting tools and supplies you may
need. The AVCO store will be open for you to buy supplies and
soil if you need to. For more information contact club President
at 352-351-3639. Delicious refreshments are served and Guests
are always welcome!
Our next meeting is October 28, 2017.
The November meeting is November 18 due to the Thanksgiving
Holiday rather than the 4th Saturday of the month.
Members will hold our annual Christmas luncheon in December.
Please excuse our dust. We are in the process of remodeling this website.
Friday, June 2 and Saturday June 3, 2017
AVSA Convention, Orlando, Florida
Results of the 71st annual AVSA Convention including show
and sale in Orlando, Florida has come and gone and we are
eagerly looking forward to Buffalo, New York next year!
Photos will be posted shortly under the events section of this
We are very pleased to invite you to the 71st African Violet
Society of America Annual Convention in Orlando, Florida this
year! The theme is "Gateway to the Tropics"! The dates are
Friday, June 2nd from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday, June
3rd from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. The cost of admission is $5.00.
If you are an AVSA member please bring your AVSA card and
you will get in for $4.00 that day. If you are not an AVSA
member and wish to join at the door, the $5.00 fee will be
applied to your new AVSA membership. The location is the
Wyndham Orlando Resort International Drive, 8001 International
Drive, Orlando, Florida 32819. Phone (407) 351-2420. Our club
is helping host this fantastic event and we invite you to come
join the fun! For more information visit AVSA.org.
Please click here to view pictures of the AVSA convention from
a professional photographer.
PLEASE EXCUSE OUR DUST - WE ARE REMODELING THIS WEBSITE
To view and print the African Violet Grower's Timing Schedule please click here.
It is a great time to join our club! Click here to print the application and
bring it to the meeting or mail it in to the address on the bottom of the form.
Time to renew your membership if you are alrady a member!
Join me in perusing a wealth of great information throughout this website. The African Violet Club of Ocala (AVCO) exists to bring together African violet and other gesneriad fanciers in the north central Florida area for the purpose of learning more about the care of our most popular houseplant. We are making new friends in the process of our endeavors! For more information on the benefits of club membership please click here. If you have any questions feel free to contact our club President, Linda Schwambach, at 352-351-3639 or write a note to us using the information on our our website contact page. Be sure to check the tab labeled President's Podium for the latest news and information. Come back often! And now sit back with your favorite tea or coffee and get started perusing the website. Enjoy!
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We are also an affiliate the African Violet Council of Florida (www.africanvioletcouncilofflorida.org)
as well as the African Violet Society of America (www.avsa.org).
Website last updated 15 September 2017