Welcome to the
 

Annapolis Valley African Violet Society (AVAVS) Website

   

The Annapolis Valley African Violet Society is a small group of people in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia who meet monthly to discuss the growing and care of Saintpaulias (African Violets) and other related plants in the gesneriad family. The group is highly active and between them, the members grow approximately 450 different varieties of African Violet, Streptocarpus, Columnea, Aeschynanthus, Sinningia, Episcia and Primulina. Many of the members attend African Violet Conventions and shows throughout Canada and the U.S.A. The AVAVS is affiliated with the African Violet Society of Canada (AVSC) and the African Violet Society of America (AVSA). The AVAVS has a judged show each year where the growing efforts of its members are recognized and rewarded. In its membership, the AVAVS has two Senior AVSA certified Judges as well as an Advanced Judge and a Student Judge who provide the group with a wealth of information on showing and judging plants.

The AVAVS maintains an extensive library of books, magazines, newsletters and CD ROMs that are available to its members by contacting our librarian . To view the list of available library items click here .

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The AVAVS is always eager to have new members and if you are interested in sharing your growing experiences with us or learning more about African Violets and other Gesneriads please contact one of the executives or e-mail us at AVAVS

 

African Violet Society of Canada Collection Rosettes here

View May 2012 Flower Show Album 2012 Album.

View June 2013 Pot Luck Album 2013 Pot Luck Album.

View upcoming AVAVS meeting.

Executive officers: Executives and Links.

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Trailing Violets

Submitted by: Lynne Fackenthall 

Variegated Foliage in African Violets

Submitted by: Lynne Fackenthall 

Growing Streptocarpus

Submitted by: Frances Shilliday 

Canadian Hybridizers List

Submitted by: Valerie Despres

Vintage Canadian African Violets

Prepared by: Joanne Bixby & Doug Beagrie

Click Here for 2015 Show Map

Show Date: May 30th, from 2 to 4pm