Recommended Books for Library

nwgatreasures(7)December 17, 2008

What books would you recommend that an african violet society have in their library?

We have some but want to expand our resources. Any suggestions?

Nancy, what is the name of your book? How do we get a copy? Isn't it about pest?


(who for sure has thrips and will spray with conserve probably tomorrow)

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A 'must have' is the newly revised (2008) version of Growing to Show. Available through the AVSA web site.
Bummer about the thrips. Hate those things.

    Bookmark   December 17, 2008 at 6:50PM
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robitaillenancy1(zone 5)

Helo Dora,

Matter of fact, I have a very good special on my book, INSECTS, PESTS AND DISEASES OF THE AFRICAN VIOLET FAMILY.

If you write to you can buy my book for $10.00 (until January 15) Postage is $10.50.

Other books that I are tops in my library are:
1. Growing to Show...Bartholomew
2. African Violet...Helen Van Pelt Wilson
3. How To Select and Grow AV...Theodore James
4. Gesneriads and How to Grow them...Peggie Schultz
5. The Miracle House Plants...Elbert
6. Two books from Robey, Queens and Gifts
7. AV, Gloxinias and their relatives...Moore
8. Sunset Book

There are many more and you can get them for around $1.00 at but shipping is about $10.00 for each.

Happy reading!


    Bookmark   December 18, 2008 at 12:18PM
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