Meetings are held on the 3rd Sunday of every month, September through June. However, due to occasional scheduling conflicts with the Garden Club, some meetings may may be on a different Sunday of the month. Please follow the schedule below for ALL meetings!) The doors open at 1 pm. An African violet 101 starts at 1:30 pm. The general meeting starts promptly at 2 pm.

2023-2024 Meeting Schedule

September 17, 2023Trailers (information and repotting) by Sandra Brinson and Bobbi Johannsen
October 8, 2023
Lighting part 2 by Sandi Mynatt
November 12, 2023
Minis (hands on) by Cathy Carter
December 3, 2023
Holiday Party by Sandi Mynatt
January 21, 2024
“Dog” Show, The Good, the Bad, The Hideous
(bring in the worst plants and segway to Grooming for Show by a panel of  Board members)
February 18,
2024 Pests Control Part 2 by Sandi Mynatt
March 17, 2024
Terrariums or Dish Gardens (hands on) by Shipra Panda – Meeting length has been extended 1 hour to allow enough time to complete our project.
April 21, 2024
Gesneriads: Growing Petrocosmeas by Beverly Stormoen and Bobbi Johannsen
May 19, 2024
Violets 101
June 9, 2024
Summer Party by Sandi Mynatt

2022-2023 Meeting Schedule
September 18, 2022“Natural Light: Pros & Cons”
October 9, 2022 Maximize Your Minis
November 20, 2022 – “Culture, Pests or Pathogens”
December 11, 2022 – Holiday Party
January 15, 2023“Glamour Grooming” / Place Optimara Orders
February 19, 2023“Don’t Bug Me” (pest control)
March 19, 2023“Dish It Out” (Dish Gardens)
April 16, 2023Violets 101
May 21, 2023“Chimeras – Beautiful African Violet Mutations”
June 11, 2023 Summer Social / Potluck

2021-2022 Meeting Schedule
September 19, 2021 –
Project plants will be handed out for our fertilizer experiment.  Program on how our fertilizer experiment will work.
October 17, 2021The talk will be on Streptocarpus.
November 21, 2021 Spa Day For Your Violets
December 12, 2021 Christmas Party
January 16, 2022 HJAVS Tool Time
February 20, 2022 Fertilizer Experiment Review
March 13, 2022 Sneak Peak of Our Upcoming Display and Sale – Preparing and grooming plants
April 24, 2022 Violets 101
May 15, 2022 Growing Gessies for Summer – Growing plants from rhizomes. Hands on project with hanging basket to take home.
June 12, 2022 Summer Party

The doors open at 1 pm. You are welcome to come early and help set up and/or purchase supplies. A Violet 101 begins at 1:30 pm. All meetings begin promptly at 2 pm unless otherwise noted. 

We meet at:
The Garden Club of Jacksonville
(click name above for link to map & directions)
1005 Riverside Avenue
Jacksonville, Fl 32204
(904) 355-4224

Board Meetings: First Tuesday of every month, 10:30am – 2pm
Due to Covid-19 all board meetings will be held via Zoom until further notice.

Contact: if you would like to attend the next meeting