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.

Members, If you haven’t  renewed your membership, please check in at the name tag table to renew. You may also go to the “Members Only”  and renew using PayPal in advance of the meeting.

2022-2023 Meeting Schedule

September 18, 2022The first program of the season  is “Natural Light: Pros & Cons” presented by Sandra Brinson.

October 9, 2022 Maximize Your Minis – Learn the top 5 things you need to know to be successful at growing them. Hands on program will follow on separating babies, removing suckers and potting them up. Bring your own potting tools. Soil will be provided. Three mini pots and a container for taking a plant home can be purchased for a dollar.

November 20, 2022 – “Culture, Pests or Pathogens” – Presented by Joyce Stork via Zoom. A brief question and answer session will follow. Joyce is the author of  YOU CAN Grow African Violets: The Official Guide Authorized by the African Violet Society of America, Inc.

December 11, 2022 – Holiday Party

January 15, 2023 – “Glamour Grooming” / Place Optimara Orders – Members will be given the opportunity to place an order for Optimara African violets through the club

February 19, 2023 – “Don’t Bug Me” (pest control)

March 19, 2023 – “Dish It Out” (Members will have a hands on project creating dish gardens with the miniature violet that they received at the October meeting)

April 16, 2023 – Violets 101

May 21, 2023 – “Chimeras – Beautiful African Violet Mutations”

June 11, 2023 – Summer Social / Potluck    If you didn’t sign up for a dish, please contact Sandi Mynatt and let her know what you want to bring. There will be a raffle so your plant donations will be much appreciated.

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