- Calendar of Events


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Ness's Crinkle Blue
Semi Mini

Cherokee Trailer

Cherokee Trail
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Streptocarpus "Spiritual Corridor"

Streptocarpus "Spritual Corridor"


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Lucky Lass mini violet

Flowering Columnea

Blooming Columnea

Mark Twain Sinningias Gesneriads

"Mark Twain" Sinningias

Calendar of events....                

The Tampa Bay Gesneriad Society
will be have three plant sales in April  
1st event: “GreenFest”
Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3 from 9AM-4PM (rain or shine)

HB Plant Park on the campus of the University of Tampa at the corner of the Hillsborough River and Kennedy Boulevard.

 2nd event will be at the
“USF Botanical Garden Spring Plant Festival”
wherea variety of African violets, other gesneriad starter and mature potted plants, hanging baskets, and supplies will be available for sale.  
Saturday, April 9, 10AM – 4PM and Sunday, April 10, 10AM – 3PM
12210 USF Pine Drive, Tampa, FL 33612
Admission is $5 for the general public and free for USF Botanical Garden members.  Parking is free.
3rd event will be at the
“Green Thumb Festival”
Saturday & Sunday, April 23-24,  9 – 4
 Walter Fuller Recreation Center
7891 26th Avenue N. in St. Petersburg  
Information:  kates@tampabay.rr.com  or  863-815-8595 
 jnkast@aol.com  or  352-588-3272   

April 9, 2016, Saturday

The Caribbean Basin African Violet & Gesneriad Society will have its monthly meeting at Palm Hammock Orchid Estates, 9995 SW 66 St., Miami, FL 33173 starting at 10 AM. There will be a short business meeting and a program on plant culture. There is also a raffle, and the plant doctor will answer your questions. For infor-mation, contact Allan Mink : (954-587-0392).

April 8th-9th, Friday-Saturday

The African Violet Club of Ocala presents its second annual AVSA juried show and sale on Friday, April 8 from noon to 5:00 pm and Saturday, April 9, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. The theme is 'High School Memories with Violets'. Parking is free and plentiful. The location is the Southeastern Livestock Pavil-ion, Reception Hall B at 2232 NE Jacksonville, Road, Ocala, FL 34470. For information , Contact Linda Schwambach, : 7eagle2@embarq

April 16, 2016 Saturday

The Bloomin’ Violets & Gesneriads of Palm Beach will have their monthly meeting at the Palm Springs Public Library, 217 Cypress Lane, Palm springs, FL 33461. The meeting starts at 10 AM. There will be a program on plant culture and a plant raffle. For information contact Elisabeth Stanley (561-626-9984) or Lynn DiMaio (LDMRNC@aol.com)

April 30th-May 1st (Saturday-Sunday)

The Bloomin’ Violets & Gesneriads of Palm Beach will have an African violet plant sale at Mounts Botanical Garden, 531 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33415. For information contact Elisabeth Stanley (561-626-9984) or Lynn DiMaio (LDMRNC@aol.com)

May 7 - 8, Saturday & Sunday

The Violet Patch of South Florida will have their 11th Annual Display and Sale of African violets and Gesneriads at Flamingo Garden, Davie, Florida.

May 29th-June 5th

The African Violet Society of America will have its 2016 convention and show in Albuquerque, NM. For information, visit their website;www.avsa.org

July 5th-9th

The Gesneriad Society will have its annual convention and show in Wilmington, Deleware. For in-formation, visit their website: www.gesneriadsociety.org