Nov-Dec 2014 Issue

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November 2014 cover

November-December  2014   Current Issue
On the Cover:  Lonestar Snowstorm, Standard variety

Exhibited and Hybridized by: Richard Nicholas
Photo credit: Winston J. Goretski

Winter is officially here December 21. It’s hard to believe this is our last African Violet Magazine of 2014. With shorter daylight hours, we are inside more. We repot in anticipation of our spring shows, and clean and organize our growing areas. It’s prime time to look at vendor’s catalogs for 2015.  There is something for everyone - both plants & supplies. As a bonus, many commercials ship year-round. Enjoy this issue of the AVM, and do take a look at these articles:

  • Follow Stephanie Griffith while “Looking for African Violets in Scotland” with behind the scene photos from the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh. Page 14
  • Learn inside tips and gain some thought provoking ideas from Judging School teacher, Paul Kroll in his article, “Judging Design – AVSA”. Page 24
  • Peruse “AVSA’s Best Variety List for 2014” on page 32 to see the 25 most popular varieties being grown in 2014. How many do you have?
  • Kent Stork offers “Fountains, Food, and Fun in Kansas City” with a few do-not-miss things to see and do at the next convention in Kansas City (May 24-31, 2015). Page 37
  • “The Texas-Style Potting Method” by Heather Harkness, an Australian author, examines this popular growing method and gives how-tos. Page 49
  • You will also enjoy many color photos of favorite award-winning plants. Happy New Year to all and happy growing!


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