African Violet Society of Queensland (Inc.)

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This is the main charity that the AVSQ supports. Please show your support for them as they get no Government assistance.

Other Australian African Violet websites

The African Violet Association of Australia is based in Sydney  - see site for details on their meetings

The African Violet Society of South Australia has information on meetings and plant care on this web site

The Hunter Valley African Violet Society meets on the 4th Sunday of the month (except Dec) at The Adamstown Club 282 Brunker Rd Adamstown, meetings include library, sales table - plants and supplies and help. Opens at 1pm and meeting starts at 2pm. Annual Show is held the first weekend in May, the weekend before mother’s day. Open Sat 1-5pm & Sun 10-4pm. For more information please contact
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Margaret Taylor is an Australian hybridiser of lovely African Violets that are very popular with our members - see photos of her hybrids here

Jane Flood's African Violet nursery is located near Port Macquarie in NSW she has a mail order service for those who cant get to her nursery - visit her website at

African Violets in Australia is a site dedicated to sites with information mainly for Australian growers with some photos and links to Australian sites and groups.

Other Garden groups and information

The Queensland Council of Garden Clubs has a website -  to look for other Queensland garden clubs and information please have a look at their site

Nurseriesonline is a site with information and links to Australian nurseries as well as listings of Garden Clubs and Plant Societies- Have a look!

Great plant site with links to garden clubs and all sorts of gardening info

A great site for gardeners in South East Qld is - lists clubs and events to do with gardening as well as nurseries and other information.

This link is to the Australian site of GardenWeb- it has some good links and information.

Have you ever wondered what to do with all those dead flowers, cuttings you dont need and other plants in the garden? How about trying to dye with them? Have look at This local lady hasn't tried gesneriads yet, but the book has great ideas for dyeing with all sorts of plants!