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The African Violet Way - a free bi-monthly e-newsletter

"The African Violet Way" is a free download for all African violet lovers. Click on the image to download each newsletter. The newest issues are at the top: scroll down to see last year's issues.
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2017
The African Violet Way

September 2017
Articles include: African violets in the bathroom, Eek - mites, Having your cake and eating it too, Propagating from a leaf, Powdery mildew.

The African Violet Way

July 2017
Articles include: Does your African violet have too many heads? Winter time can be the best time, An African violet wall hanging, African Violet Society of America cartoon.

The African Violet Way

May 2017
Articles include: Kent Stork, Passion for purple, Recovering from a plant accident, Carolina Elegant Affair.

The African Violet Way

March 2017
Articles include: Magic fertilisers,  Leaching, Lack of growth in a terrarium, Further to instability in African violets, Variegation disappearing in hot weather

The African Violet Way

January 2017
Articles include:
Heat wave, Mobile workbench/tool caddy, African violet instability 

2016
The African Violet Way

November 2016
Articles include:
Potting mix quandry (conclusion), Variegation, African violet jewels, AVAA Annual Show, African violet rules

The African Violet Way

July 2016
Articles include:
Secret Love, Pink, Potting mix quandry, Summer violets-winter violets, Definition of terms, Old friends- older violets.

The African Violet Way

May 2016
Articles include:
It's Shocking (shock marks), Is this fertiliser burn, An African violet should be repotted regularly

The African Violet Way

March 2016
Articles include:
African violets are for pleasure, The long road back, Variegation, Friendship plants.

The African Violet Way

January 2016
Articles include:
A little bit extra humidity, African violet resources, Heinz's Seduction, Wicks, Propagating from flower stem, Rob's Slap Happy

2015
The African Violet Way

November 2015
Articles include:
Christmas bargain, Dish Garden, Hospital musings, If they are supposed to have only one crown why do I keep getting suckers, Does size really matter?

The African Violet Way

July 2015
Articles include:
Hug your african violets, Propagating from a broken leaf, Let's think about pistils and stamens, Fisherman's Paradise, African violet display.

The African Violet Way

May 2015
Articles include:
Is there a proper way to grow African violets? When do I start taking leaves off? Dirt on African violet leaves, Propagating from flower stems, A love affair with miniatures

The African Violet Way

March 2015
Articles include:
What do you do when your plant just doesn't grow, African Violet Shows, Just reminiscing, Back from the dead.

The African Violet Way

January 2015
Articles include:
TLC & Trailing African violets, Drying out plants before potting , Where can I grow them?

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