Hi, everyone ~
The African Violet Society of America is holding its 63rd
annual judged show and sale at John Ascuaga's Nugget Resort Hotel, 1100 Nugget
Drive, in Reno/Sparks, Nevada, April 12-18, 2009.
The show and sales rooms are open to the public ($5
admission, but parking is free) Thursday, April 16 (9-5) and Friday, April 17
(9-4). There will be hundreds of gorgeous show plants, including the gesneriad
"cousins" like chiritas, streps, and episcias. Sale plants will be available
from many of the most famous hybridizers in the nation, including Rob's Violet
Barn, Lyon Greenhouses, Kent's Flowers, Belisle, Dave's Plants, Buckeye Violets,
Violet Perfection, Perfect Petal, Violet Gallery and Claire's Ceramics. The last
time this was on the West Coast was 11 years ago! This is a "can't miss" event
for African violet collectors!
And of course, you won't want to miss the Internet Friends
luncheon on Friday at 11:30.
See you soon in Reno!