47th First African Violet Society Show & Sale

The First African Violet Society of Wichita Falls will sponsor its 47th annual show & sale on Friday, from 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  It will be in the Fellowship Hall at University United Methodist Church, 3405 Taft Boulevard in Wichita Falls.

There will be a large collection of show plants, including both new and vintage African violets, in a wide array of sizes and colors, plus other gesneriads, cousins of the African violet. Visitors will see interpretive floral displays, underwater floral arrangements and container gardens that include a variety of plants and well as African violets. There will also be information about the African Violet Society of America. 

The First African Violet Society of Wichita Falls will sell a large selection of named African violet hybrids and potting supplies.

There will also be a program on African violet pests and diseases; this program will be given by Fred Hall, local County Extension Agent and will be held on Friday at 3 p.m.

On Saturday at 2:00 p.m., Patty Daniel will present a workshop on Constructing a Terrarium using African violets, other gesneriads, and other compatible plant material.

For more information, please call Allene Peek, Show Chairman, at 940-928-2371 or Jewell Nylander, Show Co-Chairman, at 940-337-3898.