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Welcome to the Southern New Jersey African Violet Club Website. (SNJAVC) Our regularly scheduled meetings are on the second Saturday of every month at 10:00am. We meet at the Elwood Volunteer Fire Company in Elwood, NJ. Please click here for a map.

We are in the process of redesigning our website so please come back and visit us again.

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Next SNJAVC Meeting
When: Saturday, May 13th  10:00 AM - 12:00PM
Event Type: Meeting
Where: Elwood Fire House
414 Elwood Rd
Elwood, NJ 08217
Description: Meeting 

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SNJAVC April 2017 Meeting

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AVSA 2017 Convention and Show

AVSA 2017 Convention and Show "Florida: Gateway to the Tropics"

Orlando, FL Sunday, May 28 – Sunday, June 4, 2017

AVSA 2017 Convention and Show

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February 11th 2017 Meeting

Great meeting today, leaves, did you know your African violet could have leaves that are called Bustle leaves, Girl Leaves, Holly leaves, and Long leaves, these are just a few of the many types of leaves that Violets have. We also raffled off some rare leaves that cannot be obtained at your local grocery store. these are so elegant and different, will post a few in a day or two. Another thing we will be holding our March meeting on March 18 due to a conflict within the group. so next meeting will be moved, We also want to welcome Pete to our meeting, great new member and will be seeing him again in the future, May 6 we will be participating in the Eco event in Millville, look for more details to follow....

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January 2017 Meeting

January 2017 Meeting

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November 12th Meeting

Donna presenting about "Insect and Mite Pests of African Violets."


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S N J A V C at St Katharine Drexel Craft Show

Come visit us at the St Katherine Drexel Craft Show
Friday Oct 14 3:00PM-8:00PM
Saturday Oct 15 9:00AM-2:00 PM
Monthly meetings
2nd Saturday of the month Year round
Demonstrations, speakers, violet shows, no fees, friendly, all ages.

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July's Meeting 2016

July's program included Elmer teaching us all about Gesneriads. We meet the 2nd Saturday of the month year round. Join us.

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The Southern New Jersey African Violet Club Show & Sale April 30th 2016

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The SNJAVC Show & Sale April 30th 2016

SNJAVC Show 2016 Flyer

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AVSA Weekly Growing Tip

Welcome to today's Growing Tip email from the African Violet Society of America.

Thrips may be hiding in your flowers right now... Spilled pollen and active thrips. Look closely to find two thrips crawling just below the yellow pollen sacs. Last week we looked closely at a flower.

Did you happen to see anything moving? If so it might have been thrips, a dreaded and persistent pest of African violets. Western Flower Thrips feed on the pollen in the anthers, and may serve as a pollinator in nature. When they are present, you may see pollen spilled on the flower petal or perhaps find an unexpected seed pod developing at the base of the flower.

They often hide in the center of the flower, but you can make them crawl onto the petal by flicking the pollen sacs or just blowing sharply into the center of the flower. They are about the size and shape of a printed hyphen - and may be white, yellowish, or gray. They are very small when in the flying stage and can fly through window screens with ease. When thrips are present, flowers will fade much more quickly than they should. Western Flower Thrips also spread a disease called Impatiens Necrotic Spot Virus also known as INSV.

This viral disease is incurable and has unpredictable symptoms as it invades violets. It is important to be able to......Continue Reading


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