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Welcome to the Southern New Jersey African Violet Club Website. (SNJAVC) Our regularly scheduled meetings are on the second Saturday of every month at 10:00am. We meet at the Elwood Volunteer Fire Company in Elwood, NJ. Please click here for a map.

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Next SNJAVC Meeting
When: Saturday, October 8th, 2016 @ 10:00 AM CDT - 12:00PM
Event Type: Meeting
Where: Elwood Fire House
414 Elwood Rd
Elwood, NJ 08217
Description: Meeting - Topics for discussion include Potting Mediums and Methods of Repotting

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S N J A V C at St Katharine Drexel Craft Show

Come visit us at the St Katherine Drexel Craft Show
Friday Oct 14 3:00PM-8:00PM
Saturday Oct 15 9:00AM-2:00 PM
Monthly meetings
2nd Saturday of the month Year round
Demonstrations, speakers, violet shows, no fees, friendly, all ages.

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July's Meeting 2016

July's program included Elmer teaching us all about Gesneriads. We meet the 2nd Saturday of the month year round. Join us.

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The Southern New Jersey African Violet Club Show & Sale April 30th 2016

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The SNJAVC Show & Sale April 30th 2016

SNJAVC Show 2016 Flyer

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AVSA Weekly Growing Tip

Welcome to today's Growing Tip email from the African Violet Society of America.

Thrips may be hiding in your flowers right now... Spilled pollen and active thrips. Look closely to find two thrips crawling just below the yellow pollen sacs. Last week we looked closely at a flower.

Did you happen to see anything moving? If so it might have been thrips, a dreaded and persistent pest of African violets. Western Flower Thrips feed on the pollen in the anthers, and may serve as a pollinator in nature. When they are present, you may see pollen spilled on the flower petal or perhaps find an unexpected seed pod developing at the base of the flower.

They often hide in the center of the flower, but you can make them crawl onto the petal by flicking the pollen sacs or just blowing sharply into the center of the flower. They are about the size and shape of a printed hyphen - and may be white, yellowish, or gray. They are very small when in the flying stage and can fly through window screens with ease. When thrips are present, flowers will fade much more quickly than they should. Western Flower Thrips also spread a disease called Impatiens Necrotic Spot Virus also known as INSV.

This viral disease is incurable and has unpredictable symptoms as it invades violets. It is important to be able to......Continue Reading

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March 2016 Meeting

Planning for our Show at the Hamilton Mall on April 30 from 10am-9pm! Hope to see you there!

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Feburary's Meeting was about designs

Beauties that can be won

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January 2016 Meeting

Record attendance at this month's meeting! Awesome!!!

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November 2015 Meeting

Members watching highlights from the AVSA Show in Kansas City

Members watching highlights from the AVSA Show in Kansas City

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Great turnout for our October Meeting. Donna talks about Chimeras.

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