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

                                               our next meeting
                                        February 24, 2018
10:30 am at the Marion County Sheriff's Office (Brian Litz Substation)
at 9048 South West Highway 200, Ocala, Florida 34481.  See the "President's Podium" tab above on this website for more details about the meeting or call 352-351-3639.  Lite refreshments are served and guests are always welcome!  See you there!

                   Saturday, March 10 and Sunday, March 11
                                           we will be
                                           in booth 6
at the Marion County Master Gardener's Spring Festival at
the Southeastern Livestock Pavillion, 2232 NE Jacksonville Road,
Ocala, Florida 34470
                  Saturday, March 10 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
                   Sunday, March 11 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
                                   Stop by and say Hi!!!

                      OUR 3rd ANNUAL SHOW AND SALE 

When:  Friday, February 9 from 12 noon - 5:00 pm 
             Saturday, February 10 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 
Where: Southeastern Livestock Pavilion, Reception Hall B, Building #5
              2232 NE Jacksonville Road, Ocala, Florida 34474

Many beautiful African violets and other gesneriads will be judged and on display.  There will be hundreds of African violets and other gesneriads and valentine gift plants for sale!!  Don't miss the fun and informative  workshops and demos 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 and crafts.  You never know what you will find!  There will be hundreds of hard to find varieties of African violets for sale.  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.

Our next meeting is February 24th at 10:30 am at the Marion County Sheriff's Office (Brian Litz Substation) at 9048 SW HWY 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!

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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We are also an affiliate the African Violet Council of Florida ( 
as well as the African Violet Society of America (

Website last updated  16 February 2018


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