The African Violet Club of Ocala
                               An Affiliate of the African Violet Society of America

                                our next meeting on Saturday, 
                                           January 27, 2018 

                            Saturday, January 27, at 10:30 AM
at the Marion County Sheriff's Office (Brian Litz Substation) at
9048 SW Highway 200, Ocala, Florida 34481.  For more information please contact our club President at 352-351-3639.  Delicious refreshments are served and Guests are always welcome!  
:  Our annual AVSA judged show and sale is free and open to the public on Friday, February 9 from noon until 5:00 pm and Saturday, February 10 from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion, Building B, at 2232 NE Jacksonville Road, Ocala, Florida 34470.  Many beautiful African violets and other gesneriads will be judged and on display.  There will be hundreds of African violets and other gesneriads and gift plants for sale!!  There will be informative and fun mini seminars throughout both days.  All kinds of supplies to grow your lovely African violets will be available at show prices.  This includes pots, soil, fertilizers, tools and other goodies!  We will have coffee and baked goods for sale for those needing a little fortification.   There will be gently loved purses for sale along with good condition yard sale items.  You never know what you will find!  We are children and pet friendly and invite you to come out and enjoy this free family event!   Parking is plentiful and free!
Now is a great time to join our club!  Call 352-351-3639 for more information.

Please excuse our dust.  We are in the process of remodeling this website.

Handouts for popular June 24th Meeting - Click Here: Handout 1, Handout 2,

            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 
website.  (:
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

Please click here to view pictures of the AVSA convention from
a professional photographer.


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!

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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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Website last updated  15 January 2018


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