For those who love and grow African violets : all the secrets revealed
by Ruth Coulson
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Over the years African violets have acquired a bad reputation – hard to grow, hard to flower and so on. The good news is that with the proper care they are really quite easy. They are just plants, after all and respond to normal care that reflects the background of their species ancestors.
What care and attention is that, you may ask?
This is just a summary of what works best as a way of growing African violets. There is more detail in the articles listed at:
If you like to be amazed and delighted by the beautiful flowers see:
In the photo galleries you will also find a gallery of New Photographs of African violets (photos taken in 2013 & 2014)
Or download "The African Violet Way" as shown to the right.
Also new on this site:
An additional gallery of Sinningia photographs, this time seedlings that are on trial.
'Glitter Surprise', a 2003 African violet from K. Patton is such a beautiful chimera. It is my new favourite.
I regret there will be no September 2015 issue of The African Violet Way.
Click on the image below to go to the download page for the July 2015 issue.
This photograph is Cirelda, a semiminiature trailer. For a larger image and more information click on the thumbnail.
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